Accolades: “I Killed Zoe Spanos”

Barnes & Noble YA Book Club Pick July 2020
A People magazine Best Books Summer 2020 selection
A Parade magazine Best Summer Books 2020 selection
A Popsugar Top 25 Best YA Murder Mysteries of All ime selection
A Buzzfeed, United by Pop, and Suspense Magazine Best YA Book of 2020
An Amazon Best Books of July 2020 Editor’s Pick
An Amazon Teacher’s Pick and Amazon Best Books of July 2020 Editor’s Pick
A YALSA Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults 2021 selection
A BookPage Most Anticipated YA Book of Summer 2020
A School Library Journal Summer Series 2020 Best Reads Selection
BCCB, starred review

Accolades: “The Downstairs Girl”

A Washington Post Best Children’s Book of the Year
YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults List
A Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Book of the Year
A Crystal Kite Award Winner
A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year
A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year
A New York Public Library Best Book for Teens
A BookPage Best Book of the Year
Kirkus Reviews, starred review
Booklist, starred review
Publisher’s Weekly, starred review
School Library Journal, starred review

Accolades: “Genesis Begins Again”

Kirkus, starred review
Publisher’s Weekly, starred review
2020 Newbery Honor Book
2020 Coretta Scott King-John Steptoe Award for New Talent
2020 William C. Morris Prize Finalist
2019 Kirkus Prize Finalist
2021 Audie Award Finalist For Best Middle Grade Audio Book
NPR Favorite book of 2019
A School Libary Journal Best Middle Grade Book of 2019
A Kirkus Reviews Best Middle Grade Book of 2019
ILA Teachers’ Choices
CBC/NCSS Notable Children’s Book in Social Studies
Louisiana Young Readers’ Choice Award Nominee
Maine Student Book Award Reading List
Georgia Children’s Book Award Finalist
Just One More Page Recommendation List
Kansas NEA Reading Circle List Top Pick
NYPL Best Books for Kids (Top Ten)
South Carolina Junior Book Award Nominee
Rhode Island Middle School Book Award Nominee
Rebecca Caudill Nominee

Accolades: “Monday’s Not Coming”

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  • Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books, starred review
  • School Library Journal, starred review
  • 2018 Cybils Finalists – Children’s and Young Adult Bloggers’ Literary Awards
  • Walter Dean Myer Honor book
  • Named one of the Best YA Books of 2018 by School Library Journal
  • Named one of the Best YA Books of 2018 by Barnes & Noble
  • Named one of the Best YA Books of 2018 by Buzzfeed
  • Named one of the Best YA Books of 2018 by BCCB
  • Named one of the Best YA Books of 2018 by the Texas Library Association
  • Winner of The Coretta Scott King Book Award
  • YALSA 2019 Top Ten Best Fiction

Accolades: “Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster”

  • One of Book Riot’s Top 100 Children’s Books of 2018
  • One of CBC Books’ Best Canadian Children’s & YA Books of 2018
  • One of The Boston Gobe’s Best Children’s Books of 2018 
  • One of Wall Street Journal’s Best Children’s Books of 2018 
  • One of Quill & Quire’s Books of the Year 2018
  • One of Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s Favourite Books of the Year 2018
  • One of Horn Book Fanfare’s Best Books of 2018
  • One of Publishers Weekly’s Best Children’s and YA Books 2018
  • One of New York Public Library’s Best Books for Kids 2018
  • One of Montreal Gazette’s Best Books to Give Kids for the Holidays 2018
  • A 2019 Sydney Taylor Book Award Winner!
  • Publishers Weekly, starred review
  • Kirkus Reviews, starred review
  • Booklist, starred review
  • BCCB, starred review
  • Horn Books, starred review
  • School Library Connection, starred review