Awards & Distinctions
Baltimore County Library Great Books for Kids 2003
Bank Street College Best Books of the Year 2003
Beehive Award Nominee (Utah Childrens Book Award) 2005
Capitol Choices 2003
Chicago Public Library "Best of the Best," 2003
Children's Literature Choice Award 2004
Parents' Choice Gold Award

State Awards
Arizona Young Readers' Award Nominee 2006
Garden State Children's Book Award Nominee (New Jersey) 2006
Georgia Children's Book Award Nominee 2005
Hawaii Nene Children's Book Award Nominee 2005
Iowa Children's Choice Award Nominee 2006
Kentucky Bluegrass Award Nominee 2005
Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Book Award Nominee 2004 
Nevada Young Readers Award Nominee 2007
New Hampshire Great Stone Face Award Nominee 2005
New Mexico Land of Enchantment Award Nominee 2006
Pennsylvania Young Readers Award Nominee 2005
Rhode Island Children's Book Award Nominee 2005
South Carolina Children's Book Award Nominee 2005
Sunshine State Young Readers Award Nominee (Florida) 2007
Texas Bluebonnet Award Nominee 2004
Virginia Young Readers Award Nominee 2005
West Virginia Children's Book Award Nominee 2006
William Allen White Award Nominee (Kansas Readers Choice) 2005
Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia
FS&G, 2003
Frances Foster Books
Jacket art: Greg Swearingen
ISBN 978-0-37432-258-8
PB 978-0-37440-018-7
Ages 8-12
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Parents' Choice Gold Award
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