THE CHOICE

  • Junior Library Guild Selection

ARE WE ALONE; SCIENTISTS SEARCH FOR LIFE IN SPACE

  • International Reading Association Young Adults’ Choice, 2006

CLIFF-HANGER, co-authored with Alane Ferguson

  • 2002 winner of Indiana Young Hoosier Award

ROCKBUSTER

  • 2002 Golden Spur Award from Western Writers of America
  • Junior Library Guild Selection
  • New York Public Library Books for the Teenage 2001

SPIDER'S VOICE

  • Best Books for Young Adults 2000, American Library Association
  • Junior Library Guild Selection
VIRTUAL WAR
  • Best Books for Young Adults 1998, American Library Association
  • Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers
  • New York Public Library's Books for the Teen Age, 1997
  • Junior Library Guild Selection
ALMOST THE REAL THING
  • 1992 Children's Science Book Award from the American Institute of Physics
GOOD-BYE, BILLY RADISH
  • Best Books of the Year, School Library Journal
  • Jefferson Cup Honor Award, Virginia Library Association
  • Judy Lopez Memorial Honor Book, Women's National Book Association
ZERO GRAVITY
  • National Science Teachers Association/Children's Book Council
  • Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children for 1995
  • Children's Book of the Year; Bank Street College Child Study Committee
KNOW THE SCORE
  • New York Public Library's Books for the Teen Age, 1995
GET THE MESSAGE
  • NSTA/CBC Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children for 1994
  • New York Public Library's Books for the Teen Age, 1994
ROBOTS
  • NSTA/CBC Outstanding Science Trade Book for Children for 1991
  • New York Public Library One Hundred Children's Books, 1990
WHAT HAPPENED IN HAMELIN
  • CBS Storybreak, telecast November 1987
  • Christopher Award
  • Reviewer's Choice, ALA Booklist
  • The Horn Book Honor List
THE TEMPERING
  • Golden Kite Award of the Society of Children's Book Writers
  • Best Books for Young Adults, American Library Association
  • Best Books of the Year, School Library Journal
  • Library of Congress Children's Books of the Year
  • Books of the Year, Child Study Association
MANWOLF
  • Best Books for Young Adults, American Library Association
  • Reviewer's Choice, ALA Booklist
  • Books of the Year, Child Study Association
  • Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies
TRAPPED IN THE SLICKROCK CANYON
  • Golden Spur, Western Writers of America
  • American Booksellers Pick of the List
  • Junior Literary Guild Selection
LOST IN THE DEVIL'S DESERT
  • Utah Children's Book Award
BIONIC PARTS FOR PEOPLE
  • Golden Kite Honor Book, Society of Children's Book Writers

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