I am honored that my books have won many awards over the years. Below is a list of the awards the books have won:

The Shadow Children Series

Among the Betrayed

  • YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2003
  • A New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age, 2003
  • International Reading Association/Children's Book Council Children's Choice, 2003
  • Lamplighter Award, 2004-2005

Among the Impostors

  • American Bookseller Pick of the Lists, 2001
  • A YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2002
  • Texas Lone Star Master List, 2002
  • TAYSHAS High School Reading List, 2002
  • Texas Lone Star Reading List, 2002-2003
  • International Reading Association/Children's Book Council Young Adult Choice, 2003
  • Iowa Teen Award Master List, 2003-2004
  • Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award Program Master List, 2003-2004

Among the Hidden

  • Top 10–ALA Best Books for Young Adults
  • An ALA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults
  • Nominee for the Askews Children’s Book Award in Great Britain
  • Bank Street College’s Children’s Book Committee’s “Best Children’s Books of the Year” list
  • State readers choice awards (voted on by kids):
  • California Young Readers Medal
  • Maud Hart Lovelace Award (Minnesota)
  • Nevada Young Readers’ Award
  • Great Stone Face Award (New Hampshire)
  • Nutmeg Children’s Book Award (Connecticut)
  • Sunshine State Young Readers’ Award (Florida)
  • Pennsylvania Young Reader’s Choice Award
  • Young Hoosier Book Award (Indiana)
  • Indian Paintbrush Book Award (Wyoming)
  • Iowa Children’s Choice Award

The Missing Series

Redeemed

  • Junior Library Guild selection, 2015

Risked

  • Junior Library Guild selection

Caught

  • Junior Library Guild selection

Sabotaged

  • Junior Library Guild selection

Found

  • A Junior Library Guild premier selection, 2008
  • Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year Selection Title
  • Buckeye Children's Book Award (OH)
  • Choose to Read Ohio Booklist Selection
  • IRA Young Adults' Choices
  • Isinglass Teen Read List Selection
  • Louisiana Young Readers' Choice Award
  • Massachusetts Children's Book Award
  • Nene Award (HI)
  • Pacific Northwest Young Reader's Choice Award
  • Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award
  • Sasquatch Reading Award (WA)
  • Sunshine State Young Reader's Award (FL)
  • Texas Lone Star Reading List
  • Volunteer State Book Award (TN)

Children of Exile series

Children of Exile

  • Bank Street College’s Children’s Book Committee’s “Best Children’s Books of the Year” list
  • A Junior Library Guild selection
     

Children of Refuge

A Junior Library Guild selection

The Palace Chronicles

Just Ella

  • American Bookseller Pick of the Lists, 1999
  • A YALSA Best Book for Young Adults, 2000
  • A YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2000
  • New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age, 2000
  • International Reading Association Young Adult Choice, 2001
  • Readers' Choice Award for Teen Books Finalist, 2003
  • A YALSA Popular Paperback for Young Adults, 2005

Under Their Skin series

Under Their Skin

A Junior Library Guild selection

Young Adult/Middle Grade Standalone Books

Uprising

  • Ohioana Book Award for juvenile literature
  • New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age
  • International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award nominee

Turnabout

  • American Bookseller Pick of the Lists, 2000
  • Prairie Pasque Award Young Adult Reading Program Reading List, 2002
  • Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award Program Master List, 2004-2005

The House on the Gulf

  • A Junior Library Guild Selection, 2004
  • PSLA Fiction List
  • SSLI Book Award Honor Book

Takeoffs and Landings

  • Junior Library Guild selection, 2001
  • Bank Street Best Books of the Year

Running Out of Time

  • A Junior Library Guild Selection, 1995
  • American Bookseller Pick of the Lists, 1995
  • School Library Journal Starred Review, 1995
  • Edgar Award Nominee, 1996
  • A YALSA Quick Pick for Young Adults, 1996
  • A YALSA Best Book for Young Adults, 1997
  • Sequoyah Young Adult Book Award, 1998
  • Arizona Young Readers Award, 1998
  • Maryland Library Association Black-Eyed Susan Award, 1998
  • Starred review in School Library Journal
  • "Notable Children's Trade Books in the Field of Social Studies" by the National Council for Social Studies and the Children's Book Council, 1996

Leaving Fishers

  • American Bookseller Pick of the Lists, 1997
  • A YALSA Best Book for Young Adults, 1998
  • A YALSA Popular Paperback for Young Adults, 2007

Game Changer

  • A Junior Library Guild selection, 2012

Full Ride

  • A Junior Library Guild selection, 2013
  • An Apple ibooks Best of 2013

Escape From Memory

  • A Junior Library Guild Selection, 2003
  • A New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age, 2004
  • Golden Duck Award (Eleanor Cameron) Middle Grades Winner, 2004
  • SSLI Book Award Honor Book

Double Identity

  • A Junior Library Guild Selection, 2005

Don’t You Dare Read This, Mrs. Dunphrey

  • A YALSA Best Book for Young Adults, 1997
  • A YALSA Quick Pick for Young Adults, 1997
  • International Reading Association/Children's Book Council Book Award, 1997
  • TAYSHAS High School Reading List, 1998-99
  • Maryland Library Association Black-Eyed Susan Award, 1999
  • Nebraska Golden Sower Award, 2000
  • A YALSA Popular Paperback for Young Adults, 2003

Younger Readers

The Girl with 500 Middle Names

  • American Bookseller Pick of the Lists, 2001
  • Bank Street Best Books of the Year

Say What?

  • A Junior Library Guild Selection, 2004
  • Great Lakes Book Award, 2005
  • Chicago Public Library's Best of the Best

Because of Anya

  • Iowa Children's Choice Award Master List, 2004-2005

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