Awards

The Missing Dog is Spotted

  • 2015 - Chosen by the Junior Library Guild for their 2015 catalog

The Spotted Dog Last Seen 

  • 2015  - 2015 Diamond Willow Award  (Saskatchewan’s Young Readers’ Choice Award), Short-listed
  • 2015 - 2015 Red Cedar Award (British Columbia’s Young Readers’ Choice Award), Short-listed
  • 2015 - 2015 Rocky Mountain Book Award (Alberta’s Readers’ Choice Book award), Short-listed
  • 2015 - Manitoba Young Readers' Choice Award, Short-listed
  • 2014 - TD-Canadian Children's Book Centre's John Spray Mystery Award, Finalist
  • 2014 - Book of the Year for Children Award  by the Canadian Library Association, Finalist
  • 2015 - Best Books of Exceptional Caliber for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Winner
  • 2013 - New York Public Library’s Top 100 Children’s Books, Winner
  • 2013 - Chosen for the Association of Canadian Publishers Top Grade Canlit for Classrooms program.
  • 2013 - Chosen by the Junior Library Guild for their 2013 catalog.
  • 2013 - Included in 49th Shelf’s Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2013 for Kids and Young Readers.

The Lobster Chronicles: A Narrow Escape

  • 2013 - Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Winner

The Lobster Chronicles: Lower the Trap

  • 2013/14 - Hackmatack's Children's Choice Book Award, Short-listed
  • 2012 - Best Books of Exceptional Caliber for Kids & Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Winner

 Martin Bridge: Ready for Takeoff! 

  • 2008 - Beverly Cleary Children's Choice Award, Short-listed
  • 2008/9 - Massachusetts Children's Book Award, Short-listed
  • 2007 - Pennsylvania Young Readers' Choice Award, Short-listed
  • 2007 - Hackmatack Award (Nova Scotia Children's Choice Award), Short-listed
  • 2007 - Willow Award (Saskatchewan Young Readers' Choice), Short-listed
  • 2006 - Notable Books List by the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), American Library Association, Winner
  • 2005 - The Horn Book's "The Best of 2005", Winner
  • 2005 - New York City Public Library's selection for "Top Books of 2005", Winner

Martin Bridge: On the Lookout! 

  • 2007 - Gate City Book Award (by the New Hampshire school library media specialists), Short-listed

Martin Bridge: Blazing Ahead! 

  • 2007 - Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award, Short-listed

Martin Bridge: Out of Orbit!

  • 2007 - Junior Library Guild Premier Selection Award, Winner

Martin Bridge: In High Gear!

  • 2009-10 - Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award, Short-listed
  • 2009 - Best Books of Exceptional Caliber for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Winner
  • 2008 - Junior Library Guild Premier Selection, Winner

Martin Bridge: The Sky's the Limit! 

  • 2009 - Best of 2009, Resource Links (Canada's national journal dedicated to the evaluation of Canadian resources for children and young adults), Winner
  • 2009 - Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Winner

Martin Bridge: Onwards and Upwards! 

  • 2010 - Best Books of Exceptional Caliber for Kids and Teens, Starred Selection, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Winner