Awards

For prose:

Minerva’s Voyage (2010)

Best Books selection, starred review, Canadian Children’s Book Centre, 2011

4/4 stars, Canadian Materials Magazine, 2010

One of the best teen novels of the year, Resource Links, 2010

 

The Thought of High Windows (2004)

Kirkus, starred review, 2004

Honorable mention, Foreword magazine (US), Young Adult Novel of the Year, 2005

Canadian Jewish Book Award for Youth, 2006

“Our Choice” selection, Canadian Children’s Book Centre, 2005

Shortlisted, White Pine Award, 2005

US Society of School Librarians International Honor Book, 2004

Pennsylvania School Librarians Association, best Holocaust novel, 2004

Pennsylvania School Librarians Association, top ten and top forty, 2004

Tonawanda New York, Young Adult Top Fiction, 2004

 

Rachel: An Elephant Tree Christmas (2004)

Finalist, Hackmatack Children’s Choice Book Award, 2006

“Our Choice” selection, Canadian Children’s Book Centre, 2005

 

Rachel: The Maybe House (2002)

Finalist, Golden Oak Adult Literacy Award, 2006

“Our Choice” selection, Canadian Children’s Book Centre, 2003

 

Rachel: A Mighty Big Imagining (2001)

White Raven Award from the International Youth Library in Munich, 2002

“Our Choice” selection, Canadian Children’s Book Centre, 2002

Shortlisted, Hackmatack Reader’s Choice Award, 2003

 

Rebecca’s Flame (2000)

“Our Choice” Selection, Canadian Children’s Book Centre, 2000

Recommended, Canadian Book Review Annual, 2000

 

Candles (1999)

Highly Recommended, Canadian Book Review Annual, 1999

“Our Choice” selection, Canadian Children’s Book Centre, 1999

Short-listed for Geoffrey Bilson Historical Award, 1999

 

For poetry:

Canadian Author and Bookman Award for Best Poem of Year,1980

Second in Norma Epstein National Creative Writing Competition,1979

E. J. Pratt Gold Medal and Award for Poetry, University of Toronto, 1979

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