Awards & Distinctions

 

 

 

The Notations of Cooper Cameron wins the ILA Honor, May, 2018.  

The Notations of Cooper Cameron is named one of the best children's books of the year by the Bank Street College of Education, May, 2018.

 

The Notations of Cooper Cameron is named a Kirkus Reviews  Best Middle Grade Book of 2017, November, 2017.

 

​The Notations of Cooper Cameron gets a starred review from Kirkus Reviews, August, 2017.

Emily Harris of Lerner Publishing is recognized for her cover design of The Notations of Cooper Cameron by Spine Magazine, August, 2017.

The Notations of Cooper Cameron gets a starred review in School Library Journal, July, 2017.

 

The Secret of Goldenrod wins a gold IPPY! Independent Publishers, April, 2017

 

The Secret of Goldenrod makes the list! Kirkus Reviews Best Middle Grade Books of 2016

 

The Secret of Goldenrod gets a starred review in Kirkus Reviews on July 20, 2016 and a another starred review in Booklist  & Booklist Online on October 17, 2016

 

The Secret of Goldenrod is named a Junior Library Guild Selection,  May, 2016

Loft-McKnight Fellowship, Honorable Mention, YA Fiction, April, 2017

Critical thesis award, Metafiction and the Guilty Conscience in Young Adult Fiction, Hamline University, St. Paul, MN, January, 2009

Jerome/SASE Mentorship Award, September, 2001

McKnight Fellowship, Screenwriting, July, 2001

McKnight Finalist, Screenwriting, July, 2000

Phi Beta Kappa, University of Minnesota, May, 1979

American Field Service, Costa Rica, 1973

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