THE 9/11 ATTACKS © 2017

Top 10 Series Nonfiction 2017, Booklist

THE ADVENTURES OF PINOCCHIO © 2005

2006 Award of Excellence, Society of Illustrators

Booksense Children’s Pick, 2005–06, American Booksellers Association

AND THE SOLDIERS SANG © 2011

Honor Picture Book, Boston Globe–Horn Book Award for Excellence in Children’s Literature, 2012

AREA 51 © 2015

Top 10 Series Nonfiction, Booklist

SPECIAL EDITION: THE CAT WHO INVENTED BEBOP © 2008

2008 Book of the Year Award—Bronze, ForeWord Magazine

CHEYENNE MEDICINE HAT © 2006

Silver Medal for the Independent Publisher Book Award (IPPY), 2007

DARK FIDDLER: THE LIFE AND LEGEND OF NICOLO PAGANINI © 2008

Gold Medal for the Independent Publisher Book Award (IPPY), 2009

The Original Art 2008 Exhibition, Society of Illustrators

DOLPHINS © 2011

2012 Maryland Blue Crab Young Reader Award for Transitional Nonfiction, Maryland Library Association

ERIKA’S STORY © 2003

Best Foreign Picture Book of 2004, Japan School Library Association

The English 4-11 Award for the Best Children’s Illustrated Books of 2004, The English Association, U.K.

A GLASS © 2013

Illustrators 56 Silver Medal, Society of Illustrators

THE GREAT NORTH WOODS © 2016

2016 Best Book in Children’s Literature, Adirondack Center for Writing

HARLEM HELLFIGHTERS © 2014

2015 Ohioana Book Award for Juvenile Literature, The Ohioana Library Association

NCTE 2015 Notable Poetry List, National Council of Teachers of English

Best Children’s Book of the Year, The Children’s Book Committee of the Bank Street College of Education

2015 Notable Children’s Book, Association for Library Service to Children

Top 10 Multicultural Nonfiction for Youth: 2015, Booklist

Best Illustrated Books Award for 2014, The New York Times

2014 Silver Medal, Society of Illustrators

Notable Book for a Global Society, International Reading Association

THE HOUSE © 2009

Recommended, Gemeinschaftswerk der Evangelischen Publizistik (Protestant Association for Media), 2012

Gold Medal for the Independent Publisher Book Award (IPPY), 2010

I STILL HATE TO READ! © 2007

Bronze Medal for the Independent Publisher Book Award (IPPY), 2008

LATE MODERNISM © 2006

Notable Social Studies Trade Books, 2006, Children’s Book Council

LINEUP FOR YESTERDAY © 2011

2012 Bologna Ragazzi Award for Nonfiction Honorable Mention

MICHELANGELO’S WORLD © 2007

Gold Medal for the Independent Publisher Book Award (IPPY), 2008

2007 Book of the Year Award—Gold, ForeWord Magazine

A NIGHT ON THE RANGE © 2010

2011 Spur Award for Best Storyteller, Western Writers of America

THE 9/11 ATTACKS © 2017

Top 10 Series Nonfiction 2017, Booklist

THE RIVERBANK © 2009

2010 BolognaRagazzi Award for Nonfiction

The 2009 John Burroughs List of Nature Books for Young Readers, John Burroughs Association

ROSE BLANCHE © 1985

1986 Mildred L. Batchelder Award, American Library Association