Author Awards List
The Bad Beginning Bad Beginn

    Horror / HORR Oct-1999 3-5 /
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            1999 Kirkus Review - Children -- Starred Review (*)
            1999 Publishers Weekly -- Starred Review (*)
            2001 Book Sense Book of the Year Award -- Children's (Nominee)
            2001 Grammy Award (Spoken Word) -- Child. Spoken Word Album (Nominee)
            2003 Colorado Children's Book Award -- Junior Novel (Winner)
            2003 Flicker Tale Children's Book Award -- Juvenile (Nominee)
            2003 Nene Award -- Children's Fiction (Winner)
            2007 Audies -- Children Ages 8-12 (Finalist)
The Bad Mood and the Stick Bad M

         General Fiction / GF Oct-2017 5 /
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            2017 Kirkus Reviews -- Starred Review (*)



The Composer Is Dead Compo

         General Fiction / GF Mar-2009 3 /
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            2009 Publishers Weekly -- Starred Review (*)
The Dark Dark

         General Fiction / GF Apr-2013 5 /
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            2013 Booklist -- Starred Review (*)
            2013 Governor General's Literary Award -- Children's Illustration (Finalist)
            2013 Horn Book Magazine -- Starred Review (*)
            2013 NAPPA Gold Award -- Family (Gold Medal Winner)
            2013 NAPPA Gold Award -- Tweens & Teens (Gold Medal Winner)
            2013 Parents Choice Award (Spring) (2008-Up) -- Picture Book (Gold Medal Winner)
            2013 Publishers Weekly -- Starred Review (*)
            2013 School Library Journal -- Starred Review (*)
            2014 Buckeye Children's Book Award -- Grades K-2 (Nominee)
            2014 Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens -- Up to Seven (Recommended)
            2014 Charlotte Zolotow Award -- Picture Book Text (Winner)
            2014 Greenaway Medal -- Illustrator (Nominee)
            2014 Star of the North Picture Book Award -- Grades K-2 (Nominee)
            2015 Colorado Children's Book Award -- Picture Book (Nominee)
            2015 Georgia Children's Book Award -- Picture Storybook (Nominee)
            2015 Golden Archer Award -- Primary (Nominee)
            2015 North Carolina Children's Book Award -- Picture Book (Nominee)
            2015 Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award -- Grades K-3 (Nominee)
            2016 Monarch Award -- Grades K-3 (Nominee)



The End End

    Horror / HORR Oct-2006 4 /
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            2008 Colorado Blue Spruce Award -- Young Adult (Nominee)
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         Mystery / M Apr-2014 4 /
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            2014 Kirkus Reviews -- Starred Review (*)
Goldfish Ghost Goldf

         Horror / HORR May-2017 5 /
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            2017 Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks -- Starred Review (*)
            2017 Horn Book Magazine -- Starred Review (*)
            2017 School Library Journal -- Starred Review (*)
The Hostile Hospital Hosti

    Horror / HORR Sep-2001 3-5 /
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            2002 Firecracker Alternative Book Award -- Children's (Nominee)
            2006 Golden Archer Award -- Intermediate (Winner)
The Latke Who Couldn't Stop Screaming Latke

         General Fiction / GF Nov-2007 5 /
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            2007 Publishers Weekly -- Starred Review (*)
The Penultimate Peril Penul

    Horror / HORR Oct-2005 3-5 /
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            2006 Quill Award -- Children's Chapter (Winner)
            2007 Colorado Blue Spruce Award -- Young Adult (Nominee)
            2007 Golden Archer Award -- Intermediate (Winner)
The Reptile Room Repti

    Horror / HORR Oct-1999 3-5 /
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            1999 Publishers Weekly -- Starred Review (*)
            2003 Colorado Blue Spruce Award -- Young Adult (Nominee)
The Slippery Slope Slipp

    Horror / HORR Sep-2003 3-5 /
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            2004 Audies -- Package Design (Finalist)
            2005 Colorado Blue Spruce Award -- Young Adult (Nominee)
Swarm of Bees Swarm

         General Fiction / GF Apr-2019 5 /
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            2019 Kirkus Reviews -- Starred Review (*)
When Did You See Her Last? When

    Mystery / M Oct-2013 4-5 /
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            2013 Parents Choice Award (Fall) (2008-Up) -- Fiction (Silver Medal Winner)
Who Could That Be at This Hour? Who C

    Mystery / M Oct-2012 4-5 /
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            2012 Kirkus Reviews -- Starred Review (*)
            2012 Publishers Weekly -- Starred Review (*)
            2012 School Library Journal -- Starred Review (*)



            2015 Young Reader's Choice Award -- Junior/Grades 4-6 (Nominee)