Awards and Recognition

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology: George B. Morgan ’20 Award – Sustained Excellence on Educational Council. Rosa Parks (Childrens Press/Scholastic): Amelia Bloomer List - American Library Association 2015. Planet Earth, The Moon, The Sun (3 titles) (Children's Press/Scholastic): American Association for the Advancement of Science: 2014 SB&F Best Books List. Sacred Mountain: Everest. Best Children’s Books of the Year – Bank Street College of Education. Best Books of the Year – Nebraska Library Association. Best Children’s Nonfiction Book Award – Society of Midland Authors. Best Children’s Book of the Year List – Barnes and Noble Review. Walter Williams Major Work Award – Missouri Writers Guild. Best Multicultural Books List – Reading is Fundamental (RIF). Nominated for the American Library Association’s Notables list.



Kansas City, MO


Fiction & Literature, Children, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Teens, General Non-Fiction