Prairie Dog Pioneers The WILLA Literary Award Best Children’s
Delfino’s Journey Western Heritage Wrangler Award
Outstanding Juvenile Book 2001
The Birth of the Fifth Sun
Texas Institute of Letters Finalist
Moonbeam Children’s Book Award, Silver
Storytelling World Resource Awards, Honor
North Texas Book Festival Award Winner
Finding Daddy: A Story of the Great Depression
Golden Spur Certificate from the Texas State Reading Association
(DVD read by the author) American Library Association: Notable Children’s Video (Nutmeg Media)
Original art from The Legend of Mexicatl, Prairie Dog Pioneers, and Finding Daddy: A Story
of the Great Depression was included in the 2005 Biannual Illustrators’ Exhibit at The Morris Graves Museum of Art
in Eureka, California, in conjunction with the Children's Author Festival, that honored Turtle Books author, Jo Harper.
The Society of Illustrators selected art from Finding Daddy: A Story of the Great Depression to be
included in the 2006 Annual Art Show.
Outrageous, Bodacious Bolliver Boggs was a Pick of the List book and was plresented
on PBS Storytime.
Jalapeno Hal was a Book of the Month selection, as was I Could Eat You Up!