- 2008 Next Generation Indie Book Awards Finalist
- 2008 National Parenting Center Seal of Approval
- 2008 Mom’s Choice Award
- Recipient of the 2010 Dolly Gray Children’s Literature Award which recognizes high-quality children’s literature that includes positive and realistic characters with developmental disabilities.
Roaring, Boring Alice (A Story of the Aurora Borealis) was honored in 2004 as a Foreword Magazine’s Book of the Year Finalist