Awards and Nominations

The Diary of Laura’s Twin:

  • 2009, Winner, National Jewish Book Council Award (U.S.A.), Children’s and Young Adult Literature Book of the Year
  • 2009, Winner, Canadian Jewish Book Award, Youth Literature

The Secret of Gabi's Dresser:

  • 1999, Canadian Children's Book Center, Reader's Choice
  • 1999, Nominated to the shortlist, Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction for Young People
  • 2000, Winner, Silver Birch Award, Ontario Library Association
  • 2000, Winner, Canadian Jewish Book Award, Young Adult Fiction category
  • 2001, Winner, Hackmatack Children's Choice Award, Maritime Library Association
  • 2002, Nominated to the shortlist, Red Cedar Book Award, Young Readers' Choice Association of British Columbia

Clara's War:

  • 2002, Winner, Red Maple Award, Ontario Library Association
  • 2001, Honourable Mention, Sydney Taylor Book Award, American Association of Jewish Libraries
  • 2002, Nominated to the shortlist, Canadian Library Association Book of the Year

The Night Spies:

  • 2004, Nominated to the shortlist, Canadian Library Association Book of the Year
  • 2006, Nominated to the shortlist, Red Cedar Book Award, Young Readers' Choice Association of British Columbia

The Underground Reporters:

  • 2005, Honourable Mention, Sydney Taylor Book Award, American Association of Jewish Libraries
  • 2005, Nominated to the shortlist, Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children's Non-Fiction
  • 2006, Nominated to the shortlist, Rocky Mountain Children's Young Readers' Choice Award, Alberta
  • 2007, Nominated to the shortlist, Red Cedar Book Award, Young Readers' Choice Association of British Columbia

Hiding Edith:

  • 2006, Nominated to the shortlist, Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children's Non-Fiction
  • 2007, Winner, Silver Birch Award, Ontario Library Association
  • 2007, Sydney Taylor Book Awards, Association of Jewish Libraries, Notable Book for Older Readers
  • 2008, Nominated to the shortlist, Hackmatack Children's Choice Award, Maritime Library Association
  • 2009, Nominated to the shortlist, Golden Oak Award, Ontario Library Association
  • 2009, Winner, Yad Vashem Award for Children's Holocaust Literature (Israel)
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