AWARDS and HONORS:
IN THE DOGHOUSE by Leslie Kimmelman, Holiday House. Bank Street College Best Children's Books of the Year, 2007.
BLABBER MOUSE, by True Kelley, Dutton. California Young Reader Medal Nominee, 2004.
HAZEL NUTT, MAD SCIENTIST, by David Elliott, Holiday. Golden Duck Award for Best Children's Illustrated Book, 2003.
CLAUDE MONET, SUNSHINE AND WATERLILIES, by True Kelley, Grosset, 2001. Starred Review, Booklist.
THREE MORE STORIES YOU CAN READ TO YOUR DOG, by Sara Swan Miller, Houghton: Best Children's Books of the Year 2001, Bank Street College. Parent's Choice Honor Award 2000. Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award, 2000. Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award, 2001.
THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION, by Franklyn Branley, Harper Collins: Top Ten Science Books for Children 2000, Booklist. Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award, 2000, Outstanding Science Trade Book for Chilldren for 2001, National Science Teacher's Association. Outstanding Science Trade Book, 2001, Children's Book Council.
MY DOG TOBY, by Andrea Zimmerman and David Clemesha, Harcourt: Best Children's Books of the Year 2000, Bank Street College, 2001 Edition. Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award, 2000.
FLOATING IN SPACE by Franklyn Branley, Harper Collins: Outstanding Achievement in Books Honor, Parent's Guide to Children's Media, Inc, 1999. Science Books and Films Best Books for Children, 1998.
STAY! KEEPER'S STORY by Lois Lowry, Houghton: Parent's Choice 1997 Hardback Book Award.
THREE STORIES YOU CAN READ TO YOUR DOG by Sara Swan Miller, Houghton: Daniel Pinkwater's choice on NPR, 3/05. New York Public Library 100 Best Titles List, 1995. American Bookseller Pick of the Lists, 1995. Parent's Choice Honor Book.
I'VE GOT CHICKEN POX by True Kelley, Dutton: Children's Books of the Year 1995, Child Study Book Committee.
DINOSTORY by Michaela Morgan. International Reading Association Childrens' Choice Award for 1992.
WHAT THE MOON IS LIKE, by Franklyn Branley, Harper Collins: Outstanding Science Trade Book for Children, National Science Teachers Association, 1987.
A VALENTINE FOR FUZZBOOM, by True Kelley, Houghton: Children's Choice, International Reading Association, 1982.