Awards for Every Turtle Counts
✿ Independent Publisher Moonbeam . 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 designof the year.
✿ Hermes Writing award for Cape Cod Home Magazine article about a famous garden, .
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