EBYR Awards

Recent Awards and Honors

The War within These Walls
The War within These Walls

2014 Batchelder Honor Book

The Fantastic Jungles of Henri Rousseau
The Fantastic Jungles of Henri Rousseau

2013 PEN/Steven Kroll Award for Picture Book Writing

I Lay My Stitches Down
I Lay My Stitches Down

2013 PEN/Steven Kroll Award for Picture Book Writing Shortlist

Back to Front and Upside Down
Back to Front and Upside Down

Schneider Family Book Award, ages 0—10

Meet at the Ark at Eight
Meet at the Ark at Eight

National Jewish Book Award
Children's and Young Adult Literature

Noteworthy Awards and Honors

I Lay My Stitches Down
I Lay My Stitches Down

2013 PEN/Steven Kroll Award for Picture Book Writing Shortlist

National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Children's Literature Assembly's 2013 Notable Children's Books in the Language Arts

Parents' Choice Award
Category of Books: Poetry

New York Public Library
Children's Books 2012: 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing

Nautilus Book Award
Gold Nautilus Award in the Children's Illustrated (Grades 3-6) category

Back to Front and Upside Down
Back to Front and Upside Down

Schneider Family Book Award, ages 0—10

Soldier Bear
Soldier Bear

American Library Association
Mildred L. Batchelder Award (2012)

United States Board on Books for Young People
Outstanding International Books (2012)

Son of a Gun
Son of a Gun

Mildred L. Batchelder Honor

2013 ALSC Notable Children's Books

A River of Words
A River of Words

American Library Associaton
Caldecott Award Honor Book (2009)

New York Times Book Review (2009)
Best Illustrated Children's Books of 2008

Kirkus Reviews
Best Children's Books of 2008

School Library Journal
Best Books 2008

Images of God for Young Children
Images of God for Young Children

2012 Catholic Press Association Book Awards
First Place, Children's Books

Booklist
Top Ten Religion Books for Youth (2011)

The Fantastic Jungles of Henri Rousseau
The Fantastic Jungles of Henri Rousseau

New York Public Library
Children's Books 2012: 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing

2012 Booklist Top Ten Arts Books for Youth

Garmann's Summer
Garmann's Summer

United States board on Books for Young People
Outstanding International Books (2009)

American Library Association
Batchelder Award Honor Book (2009)

The New York Public Library and The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation
Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award (2009)

International Board of books for Young People
IBBY Honour List (2010)

Garmann's Street
Garmann's Street

United States Board on Books for Young People
Outstanding International Books (2011)

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