Eliza's Freedom Road
Hewitt Anderson's Great Big Life
 
Awards and Recognition

Calico Girl
2017 Kirkus Reviews, starred review
2017 Kirkus Best Books of the Year

Eliza's Freedom Road
2012 Black-Eyed Susan Award, Grades 4-6 (nominee)
2013 Land of Enchantment Book Award, Young Adult (nominee)
2013 Volunteer State Book Award, Intermediate (nominee)
Volunteer State Book Award Master List (TN)
ALA/YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults nominee

Harvey Potter's Balloon Farm
1994 Publishers Weekly, starred review
1995 Black-Eyed Susan Award, Picture Book (winner)
1996 Kentucky Bluegrass Award, Grades K-3 (winner)
1997 Nevada Young Readers' Award, Picture Book (winner)
1997 Washington Children's Choice, Picture Book Award (winner)
1997 Young Hoosier Book Award, Grades K-3 (winner)
1998 Grand Canyon Reader Award, Picture Book (winner)

Hewitt Anderson's Great Big Life
Bank Street Best Books of the Year
CBC/NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Book
Society of Illustrators Gold Medal
2006 Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens Up to Seven (recommended)

Irene's Wish
2014 Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Raising Dragons
Christopher Award
1998 Irma S. & James H. Black Award, Children's Literature (winner)

Thunder Rose
Coretta Scott King Honor for Illustrator

 
         
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