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Awards

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

Fuzzy Forensics: DNA Fingerprinting Gets Wild

• 2014 Lane Anderson Award for Best Science Writing, Young Adult

• 2014 Foreword Reviews’ INDIEFAB Book of the Year Award (Silver/Juvenile Nonfiction)

• 2014 USA Book News Book Awards Best Books Finalist, Children’s Non-Fiction 

Fox Talk: How Some Very Special Animals Helped Scientists Understand Communication

• 2014 Benjamin Franklin Award, Silver Winner, Young Reader: Nonfiction (8-12 Years)

• 2013 USA Book News Book Awards Best Books Finalist, Children’s Non-Fiction

The Mighty T. Rex (Amazing Squishy T. Rex Science Kit)

• 2013 Mom’s Choice Award

• 2013 Parents’ Choice “Recommended” Award

• 2013 The National Parenting Center Seal of Approval

• 2013 Creative Child Preferred Choice Award

• 2012 Dr. Toy Best Picks for Children’s Products

Adventures of Riley: Tigers in Terai

• 2009 Mom’s Choice Awards, Gold Recipient: Children’s Picture Book

• 2008 National Indie Excellence Awards Finalist, Animals/Pets

• 2008 Moonbeam Awards, Bronze Medalist: Environmental Issues

Adventures of Riley: South Pole Penguins

• 2008 Progressive Kid: Best Kid Books

• 2008 Mom’s Choice Awards, Gold Recipient: Green Earth

• 2008 Benjamin Franklin Award, Finalist: Children’s Picture Book

• 2008 AEP Distinguished Achievement Award Finalist, Reading & Language Instruction

• 2008 AEP Distinguished Achievement Award Finalist, Science Instruction

• 2007 Parent to Parent™ Adding Wisdom Award™

Adventures of Riley: Polar Bear Puzzle

• 2008 Progressive Kid: Best Kid Books

• 2008 BookSense Children’s Book Pick (Spring)

• 2008 Mom’s Choice Awards, Silver Recipient: Animal Kingdom

• 2008 AEP Distinguished Achievement Award Finalist, Reading & Language Instruction

• 2008 AEP Distinguished Achievement Award Winner, Science Instruction

• 2007 ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Finalist, Environment

• 2007 Parent to Parent™ Adding Wisdom Award™

• 2007 Green Earth Book Award, Honor Book, Children’s Fiction

Adventures of Riley: Operation Orangutan

• 2008 Mom’s Choice Awards, Gold Recipient: Adventure

• 2008 AEP Distinguished Achievement Award Winner, Reading & Language Instruction

• 2008 AEP Distinguished Achievement Award Finalist, Science Instruction

• 2007 ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Finalist, Environment

• 2007 USA Book News Book Awards Best Books Finalist, Children’s Picture Book

• 2007 Parent to Parent™ Adding Wisdom Award™, TOP GOLD Star Status

Adventures of Riley: Survival of the Salmon

• 2008 Progressive Kid: Best Kid Books

• 2007 Bank Street College of Education, Best Children’s Books of the Year

• 2006 Foreword Magazine Book of the Year Finalist, Environment

• 2006 BookSense Children’s Book Pick (Fall)

• 2006 Mom’s Choice Award Finalist, Children’s Books, Environmental

• 2006 USA Book News Book Awards Best Books Finalist, Children’s Picture Book

Adventures of Riley: Mission to Madagascar

• 2005 ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Finalist, Environment

• 2005 BookSense Children’s Book Pick (Fall)

• 2005 Mom’s Choice Award Winner, Children’s Picture Books, Environment

Adventures of Riley: Dolphins in Danger

• 2008 Progressive Kid: Best Kid Books

• 2005 ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Finalist, Environment

• 2005 National Parenting Publications Awards, Books, Honors

• 2005 USA Book News Best Books Award Winner, Environmental/Ecology/Nature

• 2005 CBA Marketplace Summer Reading Pick

Adventures of Riley: Safari in South Africa

• 2009 Mom’s Choice Awards, Gold Recipient: Adventure, Adventurers & Heroes

• 2005 Learning Magazine’s Teacher’s Choice Award for Children’s Books

• 2005 Writer’s Notes Magazine Book Award, Notable Choice, Children’s Books

• 2005 Best New Writing: The Eric Hoffer Award, Children’s Winner

Adventures of Riley: Amazon River Rescue

• 2005 Mom’s Choice Award, Book Pick, Picture Book

• 2004/5 BookSense Children’s Book Pick (Winter)

• 2005 BookSense, Best Children’s Books

• 2004 ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Award Finalist

• 2004 NW Center for Children’s Literature, Best Books, Nonfiction

 

PHOTO TRAVEL BOOKS

The Methow Valley: Between Home and Heaven

• 2007 Foreword Magazine Book of the Year Finalist, Regional

Simply Nantucket

• 2006 Foreword Magazine Book of the Year Finalist

• 2006 Best Books National Book Awards, Travel

Cayman: A Photographic Journey through the Islands

• 2006 Benjamin Franklin Award Finalist, Travel Essay

Holmespun: An Intimate Portrait of an Amish and Mennonite Community

• 2003 Independent Publisher Award, Travel Essay

• 2003 Benjamin Franklin Award Finalist, Travel Essay