Awards for Every Turtle Counts

✿ Independent Publisher Moonbeam Children's Book Award, Bronze medal. 

✿ National Science Teachers Association and the Children’s Book Council “Outstanding Science Trade Book 2015”, representing the year’s best books for science classrooms, chosen by science educators.

✿ IPBA 2015 Benjamin Franklin Awards Winner. Gold medal for best children's cover design of the year.

Writing Awards

✿ Hermes Writing award for Cape Cod Home Magazine article about a famous garden, “Eden by the Sea”.

Awards for The Unbreakable Code

✿ Smithsonian Magazine, Notable Books for Children 1996

✿ Spur Award Finalist, Western Writers of America, Storyteller Award, 1997

✿ National Council of Teachers of English, Notable Children’s Books in the Language Arts, 1997, Language Arts, Vol. 74, No. 1, Nov. 1997

✿ Missouri Association of School Librarians, Show Me Readers Finalist, 1998

✿ Governor of Arizona Fourth Grade Literacy Enrichment Book of the Year 2006

Awards for Born Journey

✿ Charleston Film Festival, 1996 Gold Award, Family and Children’s Documentary Short Subject

✿ Houston Film Festival, 1997, Bronze Award, Family Short Subject

Awards for Metco, Experiment in Education

✿ Continental Cablevision Education Award, 1992