End-of-the-Year Honors

January 4,2015
2015 started off with a bang when the New York Public Library's Betsy Bird named Roller Derby Rivals to her esteemed list of 100 Magnificent Children's Books of 2014 on New Year's Day. Congratulations are in order for the team behind the book, especially its phenomenal illustrator, Matt Collins. RDR also

Bank Street's Best Books of 2012

April 12,2012
Both Wheels of Change and Basketball Belles have been named to the “Best Children’s Books of the Year, 2012” list issued by the Children’s Book Committee of the Bank Street College of Education in New York City. Wheels received an additional designation as being of “outstanding merit.” There are plenty

Honors for Wheels of Change

December 10,2011
This has been a very good week and a half for Wheels of Change: On November 30, the San Francisco Book Review named Wheels as one of their reviewers’ “Favorite Book of 2011.” On December 5, named it one of the 11 Best Photography Books of 2011. It’s the only young


November 14,2011
Hot Off the Presses: Wheels of Change has won a silver Eureka! honor from the California Reading Association. The Eureka! awards, now in their second year, were create to "recognize and celebrate nonfiction children's books," according to the association. Last year, Bylines: A Photobiography of Nellie Bly, also won a silver

Top 10 Sports Books for Youth: 2011

September 21,2011
I’m thrilled that both Basketball Belles and Wheels of Change made Booklist magazine’s list of “Top 10 Sports Books for Youth: 2011.” I’m also happy that half of the books on the list are about women and most are nonfiction. It’s great to see authors celebrated for illuminating the true-life
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