Author Awards List
  General Fiction / GF 5 Buy
2017 Booklist -- Starred Review (*)
2017 Horn Book Magazine -- Starred Review (*)
2017 Kirkus Reviews -- Starred Review - Children (*)
2017 National Book Award -- Young People's Literature (Finalist)
2017 Publishers Weekly -- Starred Review (*)
2017 School Library Journal -- Starred Review (*)
  General Fiction / GF 5 Buy
2015 Booklist -- Starred Review (*)
2015 Kirkus Reviews -- Starred Review - Children (*)
2015 Publishers Weekly -- Starred Review (*)



2015 School Library Journal -- Starred Review (*)
2016 Coretta Scott King Award -- Author (Winner)
  General Fiction / GF 4.5 Buy
1996 Coretta Scott King Award -- Author (Honor Book)
  General Fiction / GF 5 Buy
2010 Booklist -- Starred Review (*)
2010 Horn Book Magazine -- Starred Review (*)
2010 Kirkus Reviews -- Starred Review - Children (*)
2010 National Book Award -- Young People's Literature (Finalist)
2010 Parents Choice Award (Fall) (2008-Up) -- Fiction (Gold Medal Winner)
2010 School Library Journal -- Starred Review (*)
2011 Black-Eyed Susan Award -- Grades 6-9 (Nominee)
2011 Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens -- Ten to Fourteen (Recommended)
2011 Coretta Scott King Award -- Author (Winner)
2011 Newbery Medal -- Children's (Honor Book)
2011 Scott O Dell Award for Historical Fiction -- Historical Fiction (Winner)
2012 Charlie May Simon Children's Book Award -- Grades 4-6 (Nominee)
2012 Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award -- Children's (Nominee)
2012 Georgia Children's Book Award -- Children's Book (Nominee)
2012 Land of Enchantment Book Award -- Children's (Nominee)
2012 Massachusetts Children's Book Award -- Children's Book (Nominee)
2012 Rhode Island Children's Book Award -- Grades 3-6 (Nominee)



2012 Volunteer State Book Award -- Middle School (Nominee)
2012 West Virginia Children's Book Award -- Children's (Nominee)
2013 North Carolina Children's Book Award -- Junior Book (Nominee)
2013 Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Book Award -- Grades 4-8 (Nominee)
2013 Sequoyah Book Award -- Intermediate (Nominee)
2013 Young Hoosier Book Award -- Intermediate (Nominee)
2014 California Young Reader Medal -- Middle School (Nominee)
2014 Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award -- Grades 3-5 (Nominee)
2014 Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award -- Grades 6-8 (Nominee)
  General Fiction / GF 5 Buy
2013 Booklist -- Starred Review (*)
2013 Horn Book Magazine -- Starred Review (*)
2013 Kirkus Reviews -- Starred Review - Children (*)
2013 Publishers Weekly -- Starred Review (*)
2013 School Library Journal -- Starred Review (*)
2014 Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens -- Ten to Fourteen (Recommended)
2014 Coretta Scott King Award -- Author (Winner)
2015 Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award -- Children's (Nominee)