Awards

WILD ANIMAL NEIGHBORS: SHARING OUR URBAN WORLD

A Junior Library Guild Selection

One Hundred Titles for Reading and Sharing 2013, New York Public Library

Top 10 Books on Sustainability for Youth, 2014, Booklist

ELEPHANT TALK: THE SURPRISING SCIENCE OF ELEPHANT COMMUNICATION

A Junior Library Guild Selection

Outstanding Science Trade Book for Students K-12, 2012, National Science Teachers Association

A Book Links Lasting Connection

Society of School Librarians International

Science Books and Films, Best Books for Children 2012

THE DRAGON OF NEVER-WAS

Recommended Books for Young Readers 2007, Boston Authors Club

HATCHING MAGIC

2008 Nutmeg Award nominee
The Nutmeg Book Award encourages children in grades 4-8 to read quality literature and to choose their favorite from a list of ten nominated titles. The Nutmeg Committee is comprised of children’s librarians and school library media specialists who are members of the Connecticut Library Association (CLA) and the Connecticut Educational Media Association (CEMA).

2006 Golden Sower Award nominee
Nebraska’s Children’s Choice Award

Nominated for “Teen’s Top Ten Book List” for Teen Read Week 2003 by the Young Adult Library Services Association

Named to New York Public Library’s “100 Titles for Reading and Sharing 2003”

WAMC Northeast Public Radio Roundtable Book Pick for August 2004

Rhode Island Children’s Book Award nominee 2005

Great Stone Face Children’s Book Award nominee for 2004-2005

Scholastic Book Fair Featured Book

THE GLASS SALAMANDER

American Booksellers Association’s “Pick of the Lists” for 1987

SHORT STORIES

“Somnus’ Fair Maid,” a short story that appeared in Black Thorn, White Rose, an anthology edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling and published by Morrow in 1995.

Shortlisted for the James Tiptree, Jr., Award, 1994