Awards

Junior Library Guild selection, The Next Wave, 2014-2015

ALA Notable, for Eruption!, 2014, The Mighty Mars Rovers, 2013 

CCBC Choice for Eruption! and Volcano Rising, 2014

Children's Book Committee Best Book of the Year for Electrical Wizard, 2014

Association of School Librarians Northern California Distinguished Books for Eruption!

Pennsylvania Readers Choice Award finalist for Eruption!, 2014

Flicker Tale children's choice award finalist (North Dakota) for Eruption!, 2015

AAAS/Subaru Prize finalist for Eruption!, 2014

Booklist Top 30 for K-8 for Eruption!, 2013

Best Book of the Year lists for School Library Journal and NBC News, 2013 for Eruption!

Outstanding Science Tradebook for Eruption!, Volcano Rising, and Electrical Wizard, 2013

Gelett Burgess Award for biography for Electrical Wizard, 2013

Children's Book of the Month Club selection for Volcano Rising, 2013

Orbis Picture Honor for The Mighty Mars Rovers, 2012 

Best Book of 2012: New York Public Library, KirkusSchool Library Journal, Nonfiction Detectives for The Mighty Mars Rovers 

Outstanding Science Trade Book for The Mighty Mars Rovers, 2012 

Junior Library Guild selection for Eruption!: Volcanoes and the Science of Saving Lives, 2013 

Junior Library Guild selection for Volcano Rising, 2013 

Children’s Book of the Month Club selection for Volcano Rising, 2013 

Crystal Kite Finalist for The Mighty Mars Rovers, 2012 

National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., recommended, A Day With No Crayons, 2012 

Junior Library Guild Selection for The Mighty Mars Rovers, 2012 

Crystal Kite Finalist for For the Love of Music: The Remarkable Story of Maria Anna Mozart, 2011 

Eureka! Silver Honor Book for For the Love of Music: The Remarkable Story of Maria Anna Mozart, 2011 

Winner Eloise Jarvis McGraw Award for Children's Literature for A Day With No Crayons, 2008 

Eloise Garvis McGraw Award for Children’s Literature finalist for The Planet Hunter, 2008 

Outstanding Science Picturebook for The Planet Hunter, 2008 

Horned Toad Tales nominee for The Planet Hunter, 2008 

Outstanding Science Picturebook for Will it Blow?, 2007 

Natural History magazine Best Book for Young Readers for Will It Blow?, 2007 

PNBA Book Award finalist for Will It Blow? and The Planet Hunter, 2007 

Oregon Book Award finalist for Will It Blow?, 2007 

Washington Reads Pick for Will It Blow?, 2007 

Oregon Literary Fellowship/Edna L. Holmes Fellowship in Young Readers Literature, 2006 

Kay Snow Literary Award for juvenile literature for The Big Brothers’ Guide, 2004 

Maggie Award magazine writing, 2003 

PNWA Literary Award finalist in juvenile literature for Tio Benito’s Bus, 2003 

A Smithsonian Magazine Notable for Generation Fix, 2002 

IRA Children’s Book Award finalist for Generation Fix, 2002 

GP4T Editors’ Choice Award for magazine writing, 2002 

Oregon Book Award finalist for Generation Fix, 2003 

Orbis Picture Honor Orbis Picture Honor for The Mighty Mars Rovers, 2012 

Best Book of 2012: New York Public Library, KirkusSchool Library Journal, Nonfiction Detectives for The Mighty Mars Rovers 

Outstanding Science Trade Book for The Mighty Mars Rovers, 2012 

Junior Library Guild selection for Eruption!: Volcanoes and the Science of Saving Lives, 2013 

Junior Library Guild selection for Volcano Rising, 2013 

Children’s Book of the Month Club selection for Volcano Rising, 2013 

Crystal Kite Finalist for The Mighty Mars Rovers, 2012 

National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., recommended, A Day With No Crayons, 2012 

Junior Library Guild Selection for The Mighty Mars Rovers, 2012 

Crystal Kite Finalist for For the Love of Music: The Remarkable Story of Maria Anna Mozart, 2011 

Eureka! Silver Honor Book for For the Love of Music: The Remarkable Story of Maria Anna Mozart, 2011 

Winner Eloise Jarvis McGraw Award for Children's Literature for A Day With No Crayons, 2008 

Eloise Garvis McGraw Award for Children’s Literature finalist for The Planet Hunter, 2008 

Outstanding Science Picturebook for The Planet Hunter, 2008 

Horned Toad Tales nominee for The Planet Hunter, 2008 

Outstanding Science Picturebook for Will it Blow?, 2007 

Natural History magazine Best Book for Young Readers for Will It Blow?, 2007 

PNBA Book Award finalist for Will It Blow? and The Planet Hunter, 2007 

Oregon Book Award finalist for Will It Blow?, 2007 

Washington Reads Pick for Will It Blow?, 2007 

Oregon Literary Fellowship/Edna L. Holmes Fellowship in Young Readers Literature, 2006 

Kay Snow Literary Award for juvenile literature for The Big Brothers’ Guide, 2004 

Maggie Award magazine writing, 2003 

PNWA Literary Award finalist in juvenile literature for Tio Benito’s Bus, 2003 

A Smithsonian Magazine Notable for Generation Fix, 2002 

IRA Children’s Book Award finalist for Generation Fix, 2002 

GP4T Editors’ Choice Award for magazine writing, 2002 

Oregon Book Award finalist for Generation Fix, 2003  

Best Book of 2012: New York Public Library, Kirkus, School Library Journal, Nonfiction Detectives for The Mighty Mars Rovers

Outstanding Science Trade Book for The Mighty Mars Rovers, 2012

Junior Library Guild selection for Eruption!: Volcanoes and the Science of Saving Lives, 2013

Junior Library Guild selection for Volcano Rising, 2013

Children’s Book of the Month Club selection for Volcano Rising, 2013

Crystal Kite Finalist for The Mighty Mars Rovers, 2012

National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., recommended, A Day With No Crayons, 2012

Junior Library Guild Selection for The Mighty Mars Rovers, 2012

Crystal Kite Finalist for For the Love of Music: The Remarkable Story of Maria Anna Mozart, 2011

Eureka! Silver Honor Book for For the Love of Music: The Remarkable Story of Maria Anna Mozart, 2011

Winner Eloise Jarvis McGraw Award for Children's Literature for A Day With No Crayons, 2008

Eloise Garvis McGraw Award for Children’s Literature finalist for The Planet Hunter, 2008

Outstanding Science Picturebook for The Planet Hunter, 2008

Horned Toad Tales nominee for The Planet Hunter, 2008

Outstanding Science Picturebook for Will it Blow?, 2007

Natural History magazine Best Book for Young Readers for Will It Blow?, 2007

PNBA Book Award finalist for Will It Blow? and The Planet Hunter, 2007

Oregon Book Award finalist for Will It Blow?, 2007

Washington Reads Pick for Will It Blow?, 2007

Oregon Literary Fellowship/Edna L. Holmes Fellowship in Young Readers Literature, 2006

Kay Snow Literary Award for juvenile literature for The Big Brothers’ Guide, 2004

Maggie Award magazine writing, 2003

PNWA Literary Award finalist in juvenile literature for Tio Benito’s Bus, 2003

A Smithsonian Magazine Notable for Generation Fix, 2002

IRA Children’s Book Award finalist for Generation Fix, 2002

GP4T Editors’ Choice Award for magazine writing, 2002

Oregon Book Award finalist for Generation Fix, 2003

Benjamin Fine Award honorable mention for magazine writing, 1992

Education Writers Association honorable mention for magazine writing, 1991

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