Awards

Ghost Boys

Child of Dandelions

  • Governor General: Finalist, Children's Literature, 2008

  • Manitoba Young Readers Choice: Finalist, 2010

  • Rhode Island Teen Book: Finalist, 2010

  • Notable Book Global Society: International Reading Association, 2009

  • Best Books for Kids and Teens: Canadian Children's Book Centre, 2009

  • Exporting Alberta: Finalist, Canadian Authors Association, 2009

  • Geoffrey Bilson Historical Fiction: Finalist, 2009

  • Pennsylvania School Librarian's Association: Top Forty, 2009

 

Indian Tales

  • Ross Annett Children's Literature: Finalist, Writer's Guild of Alberta, 2009

  • Parent's Choice Foundation: Silver, 2008

Treasure for Lunch

  • Our Choice, Canadian Children's Book Centre: 2001

Alien In My House

  • Blue Spruce: Finalist, Ontario Library Association, 2004

  • Writer's Digest: Finalist, 2000

Old Fisherman of Lamu

  • Brendon Donelly Children's Literature: Finalist, 1994

 

Other

  • Immigrant of Distinction Award in Arts and Culture: 2011