BOOTS ON THE GROUND
National Book Award Longlist: Young People’s Literature
YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Award Finalist
SCBWI Golden Kite Nonfiction for Older Readers
Notable Social Studies, National Council for the Social Studies and Children’s Book Council
Notable Children’s Books (Older)
Horn Book Fanfare
Publisher’s Weekly Best Twenty Books
Booklist Editors’ Choice Top of the List
New York Public Library: Best Books for Teens
Kirkus Best Young Adult Nonfiction
Orbis Pictus Recommended Books
Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books Blue Ribbon
Kirkus Best Young Adult Books
Nerdy Book Club Long Form Nonfiction
Nonfiction Detectives Best History Books
CCBC Choices from the Cooperative Children's Book Center
BOOTS ON THE GROUND STATE LISTS:
Texas Topaz Nonfiction Reading List
Tayshas Top Ten Book
Oklahoma Sequoyah Book Award Intermediate master list 2020
Oklahoma Sequoyah Book Award High School master list 2020
Vermont Green Mountain Book Award master list 2020
MARCHING FOR FREEDOM
Boston Globe-Horn Book Award
Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Young Adult Literature
Jane Addams Children's Book Award
School Library Journal's Battle of the Books
2011 Tayshas Reading List (2011)
Int'l Reading Association Teachers’ Choice Children’s Book Council 2010: Notable Social Studies Trade Books
International Reading Association 2010 Notable Books for a Global Society Capitol Choices Noteworthy Books for Children
ALA Notable Children’s Book
ALA Best Books for Young Adults
Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth
Horn Book Fanfare Choice
Kirkus Reviews Best Children and YA Books of 2009
Publishers Weekly Best Children’s Books of 2009
School Library Journal Best Books of the Year (2009)
Booklist’s Top Ten Black History Books for Youth
New York Public Library’s Children’s Books 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing California Book Award: Young Adult Finalist
Pennsylvania School Librarians Association YA Top Forty (2009)
JOHN LENNON
Michael L. Printz 2006 Honor Book
ALA Best Books for Young Adults
School Library Journal Best Books
Booklist Editor’s Choice
Horn Book Fanfare BCCB Blue Ribbon
Kirkus Best Books
WOODY GUTHRIE
National Book Award Finalist
Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Nonfiction
SCBWI Golden Kite, Nonfiction
The Commonwealth Club of California
ALA Best Books for Young Adults –Top Ten
ALA Notable Book
School Library Journal Best Books
Booklist Editor’s Choice
Horn Book Fanfare
BCCB Blue Ribbon
Publisher's Weekly Best Books of the Year
New York Public Library's 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing
RESTLESS SPIRIT
Jane Addams Honor Book
ALA Best Books for Young Adults ALA Notable Book
Booklist Editor’s Choice
Bay Area Book Reviewers Award
SCBWI Golden Kite, Nonfiction Honor
Phoenix Award, Children's Literature Association
DOGTAG SUMMER
California Young Reader Metal, 2015
CLARA AND THE HOODOO MAN
Women's National Book Association, Judy Lopez Memorial Honor Award
KOGI'S MYSTERIOUS JOURNEY
CBC-Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young Readers
New York Public Library’s Children’s Books: 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing 2003
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