AWARDS
I WANNA NEW ROOM
:
- Finalist in the SCBWI Crystal Kite Award
​- A Children’s Book of the Month Club Book – Stayed #1 for several weeks
- Nominee for the Surrey Schools Picture Book of the Year (2011-12)
- Nominee for 2014 Monarch Award (IL) and the 2012-13 Arkansas Diamond
Primary Award


I WANNA IGUANA:
- 2005 IRA (International Reading Association) Notable Book
- Included on the 2005-6 Read-Aloud Books Too Good To Miss
AIME(Indiana Library Federation) list and was one of five books selected
for the 2006-7 Kinderklassic Award, created by the Prairie View North
Libraryin Missouri.

NOMINATED FOR THE FOLLOWING STATE AWARDS:
​- Arizona: Grand Canyon Reader Award
- Arkansas: Diamond Primary Book Award
- California:  California Young Reader Medal
- Colorado: Colorado Children’s Book Award
- Florida: Florida Reading Association Children’s Book Award – 3rd Place
finalist
- Georgia: Georgia Picture Storybook Award
- Indiana: Young Hoosier Award
- Kentucky: Bluegrass Award
​- Maine:  Chickadee Award – 2nd place ��� (9,000 students voted)
- Maryland: Black-eyed Susan
- Montana: Treasure State Award
- Nebraska: Golden Sower Award
- New Hampshire: Ladybug Picture Book Award
- South Dakota: Prairie Bud Children’s Book Award
- Texas: Panther Paw Book Award/Mockingbird
​- Washington State: Washington Children’s Choice Picture Book Award