Award & Recognition!

Award & Recognition!

What a wonderful feeling to learn that others find your work worthy. And over the past few months, the accolades keep coming!

The award from the International Literacy Association for NO VOICE TOO SMALL is extra special to me because I am a former member. I have the utmost respect for this organization and everything it does to help educators and students.

Recent recognition for NO VOICE TOO SMALL: (click here for a complete list)

2021 Social Justice Literature Award, Nonfiction CategoryInternational Literacy Association

A 2021 Best Book, Bank Street College of Ed.

2021 Ohioana Award Finalist, Juvenile Literature

2020 Cybils Awards Finalist, Elementary Nonfiction

Reading the West Picture Book Award longlist, MPIBA


What an honor to find OPENING THE ROAD on the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum’s Noteworthy Books for Young Readers list of Stories of Protest, Resistance, and Change!

Kids need books. They keep reading and I’ll keep writing!

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