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Awards & Honors


Thump Goes the Rabbit

Finalist, 2021 Maine Literary Awards

Bank Street Best Children’s Books of the Year


Do Seals Ever . . . ?

Finalist, 2018 Maine Literary Awards

Hex: The Apprentice

Finalist, 2020 Maine Literary Awards

Animals Among Us

New York Public Library
Books for the Teen Age


​The Orphan Seal

ASPCA Henry Bergh Award

Yankee Magazine 100 Classic New England
Children’s Books


The Cat of Strawberry Hill

Finalist, ASPCA Henry Bergh Award


How People Learned to Fly

Chosen for the National Common Core Standards

Supports the Next Generation Science Standards


The Whale Scientists: Solving the Mystery of Whale Strandings

​Junior Library Guild Selection

Earth Heroes: Champions of the Ocean

Mom’s Choice Gold Award

iParenting Media Award

Honorable Mention Nashville Book Fair

Honorable Mention Adult Nonfiction New England Book Fair

Smithsonian Notable Books for Children


If You Were My Baby

Bank Street Best Children’s Books of the Year

ASPCA Henry Bergh Award Finalist

National Parenting Publications Award

Moonbeam Gold Children’s Book Award

Mom’s Choice Award

Ruby the Reading Red Panda List


The Secret Galaxy

Finalist, 2015 Maine Literary Awards
Junior Library Guild Selection

Bank Street Best Children’s Books of the Year

California Reading Association Eureka Gold Award


Little Loon

Down East Magazine 2015 Best Children’s Book of the Year


A Raccoon’s Tale: Seven Saves the Notch

2017 Purple Dragonfly Award (Middle Grade Fiction)
2017 Silver Benjamin Franklin Award
Winner (Young Reader Fiction)
2018 New York City Big Book Award

(Children’s Fiction Distinguished Favorite)
Readers’ Favorite

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