IT'S A FUNGUS AMONG US
2018 National Science Teacher’s Association Outstanding Science Trade Book List

​GET THE SCOOP ON ANIMAL SNOT, SPIT & SLIME
2017 American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Science Books & Films Best Books for Children List

The Reading Agency UK Summer Reading Challenge List, 2017


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Scientists’ Bookshelf Best Kids Books of the Year List
2015 National Science Teacher’s Association Outstanding Science Trade Book List
2015 Animal Behavior Society’s Outstanding Children’s Book Award finalist

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National Children’s Choice Award finalist
2013 National Science Teacher’s Association Outstanding Science Trade Book List 
​International Reading Association/Children’s Book Council Children’s Choice Reading List 
Bank Street’s Best Children’s Books of the Year List 
2013 Animal Behavior Society’s Outstanding Children’s Book Award finalist
Washington State Student Award for Informational Text finalist
North Carolina and Alabama State Children’s Book Award finalists
 
ANIMALS THAT MAKE ME SAY EWWW! (developed with the National Wildlife Federation)
​2017 American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Science Books & Films Best Books for Children List


ANIMALS THAT MAKE ME SAY WOW! (developed with the National Wildlife Federation)
2015 National Science Teacher’s Association Outstanding Science Trade Book List

ANIMALS THAT MAKE ME SAY OUCH! (developed with the National Wildlife Federation)
2015 National Science Teacher’s Association Outstanding Science Trade Book List

ANIMAL EGGS (coauthored with Joanne O’Sullivan)
2012 Animal Behavior Society’s Outstanding Children’s Book Award
​2012 American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Science Books & Films Best Books for Children List

ANIMAL SNACKS
2013 American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Science Books & Films Best Books for Children List

BUG BUTTS
2010 Animal Behavior Society’s Outstanding Children’s Book Award 
2010 American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Science Books & Films Best Books for Children list

ANIMAL TONGUES
2010 American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Science Books & Films Best Books for Children list

TEACHING
Excellence in Teaching Award, Haywood Community College, 2015, 2013, and 2009;
​     nominated in 2011, 2012, 2014, 2016, and 2017

AWARDS BY TITLE

AWARD SUMMARY

*  Scientists’ Bookshelf Best Kids Books of the Year List


 International Reading Association/Children’s Book Council Children’s
    Choice Reading List


*  National Science Teacher’s Association Outstanding Science Trade Book List 
    (multiple times)


Animal Behavior Society’s Outstanding Children’s Book Award (multiple times)

Bank Street’s Best Children’s Books of the Year List


*  National Children’s Choice Award finalist


American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Science Books &
    Films Best Books for Children list (multiple times)


Washington State Student Award for Informational Text finalist

*  North Carolina and Alabama State Children’s Book Award finalists


*  Excellence in Teaching Award, Haywood Community College