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Books & Awards

 
COMING SOON!
work in progress The Sloppy Copy Sequel (working title)
Holiday House Inc.
Chapter book, grade 2-5
 
WRITTEN AND ILLUSTRATED WORK
Sloppy Copy Slipup

The Sloppy Copy Slipup
Chapter book, gr.2-5, Holiday House, 2006

  • Minnesota Maud Hart Lovelace Nominee 2010-2011
  • A Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year
  • Garden State Children's Book Award Master List 2008-09
  • Sunshine State Young Readers Award Master List 2008-09
  • Young Hoosier Book Award Master List 2008-09
  • Rhode Island State Book Award Master List 2008-09
  • Great Stone Face Book Award Master List 2006-07
Spaghetti Park Spaghetti Park
Picture book, Holiday House, 2002
A Castle on Viola Street

A Castle on Viola Street
Picture book, HarperCollins, 2001

  • Notable 2001 Children's Book NCSS/CBC
Grandpa's Corner Store

Grandpa's Corner Store
Picture book, HarperCollins, 2001

  • Notable 2000 Children's Book NCSS/CBC
  • Congressional Commendation recipient from the United States House of Representatives, First District, NJ
  • 2001 Puttin' on the Ritz Children's Theatre Production
A Dog Like Jack

A Dog Like Jack
Picture book, Holiday House 2000

  • Gold Medal recipient of the Irma S. and James H. Black Award/Bank Street College of Education
  • June 1999 PCRRT Book of the Month
  • Publishers Weekly starred review
Going to Grandma's Going to Grandma's
Picture book, Putnam Publishing Group, 1998, pb
City Green

City Green
Picture book, Morrow Junior Books, 1994, pb

  • Notable 1995 Children's Book NCSS/CBC
  • 1999 Puttin' on the Ritz Children's Theatre Production
  • 1996 Reading Rainbow Selection
  • February 1996 PCRRT Book of the Month
  • Scholastic Spanish Edition
  • Scott Forsman School Edition
  • HBJ School Edition
  • Macmillan McGraw-Hill School Edition
  • Silver Burdett Ginn School Edition
  • 2010 Storybook Playhouse/Dallas, Texas
  • 2010 Stagebridge Theater Production
Willie and the Soup Kitchen

Uncle Willie and the Soup Kitchen
Picture book, Morrow Junior Books, 1991, pb

  • 2000 Puttin' on the Ritz Children's Theatre Production
  • 1996 Reading Rainbow Selection
  • Notable 1991 Children's Book NCSS/CBC
  • 1991 Children's Books of the Year/The Child Study Book Committee
 
ILLUSTRATED WORK
Grandma's Smile Grandma's Smile
Author, Randy Siegel
A Neal Porter Book/Roaring Brook Press/Macmillan 2010
  • 2010 Gold and Platinum Oppenhiem Award
A Doll Named Dora Anne A Doll Named Dora Anne
Author, Yona Zeldis McDonough
Picture book, Putnam Publishing Group, 2002,pb
8 Nights of Hanukkah Our Eight Days of Hannukah
Author, Michael J. Rosen
Picture book, Holiday House, 2000
Is It Hannukah Yet? Is it Hannukah Yet?
Author, Nancy Krulik
Picture book, Random House, 2000, pb
Nina Copycat Ballerina Nina, Nina Copycat Ballerina
Author, Jane O' Connor
Putnam Publishing Group, 2000, pb
If I Were President If I Were President
Author, Catherine Stier
Picture book, Albert Whitman & Co. 1999, pb
The American Wei

The American Wei
Author, Marion Hess Pomeranc
Picture book, Albert Whitman & Co. 1998

  • 1998 National Parenting Publications Awards
Now We Can Have a Wedding

Now We Can Have A Wedding
Author, Judy Cox
Picture book, Holiday House 1998

  • June 1998 PCRRT Book of the Month
The Bravest Cat The Bravest Cat, A True Story about Scarlett
Author, Laura Driscoll
Picture book, Putnam Publishing Group, 1997, pb
Nina Star Ballerina Nina, Nina Star Ballerina
Author, Jane O'Connor
Picture book, Putnam Publishing Group, 1997, pb
Nina Ballerina Nina, Nina Ballerina
Author, Jane O'Connor
Picture book, Putnam Publishing Group, 1996, pb
True Blue True Blue
Author, Jane Elste
Picture book, Putnam Publishing Group, 1996, pb
Purr PURR, Children's Book Authors and Illustrators
Brag About Their Cats

Edited by Michael J. Rosen
Harcourt, Brace & Javonovich, 1996
Kate's Skates Kate's Skates
Author, Jane O'Connor
Picture Book, Putnam Publishing Group, 1996, pb
Lizzie Stanton

You Want Women to Vote, Lizzie Stanton?
Author, Jean Fritz,
Chapter book, Gr. 3-5, Putnam Publishing Group, 1995

  • ALA Selection
Adios Anna Friends and Amigos Series
Author, Patricia Reilly Giff
Learning Spanish, Chapter book, Gr 3-5, Bantam, Doubleday, Dell, 1995, pb

#1 Adios, Anna
#2 Say Hola, Sarah
#3 Ho, Ho, Benjamin
#4 Happy Birthday, Anna ¡Sopressa!
#5 Good Dog, Bonita
#6 It's a Fiesta, Benjamin
Olivia Real Live Pet

Olivia and The Real Live Pet
Author, Charlotte Graeber, Chapter book Gr.3-5
Macmillan Books for Young Readers, 1995

  • October 1995 PCRRT Book of the Month
Christmas Knight

The Christmas Knight
Author, Jean Louis Curry
Picture book, Margaret K. McElderry, 1993

  • December 1993 PCRRT Book of the Month
George Washington's Mother

George Washington's Mother
Author, Jean Fritz
Young Readers,Putnam Publishing Group,1992, pb

  • February 1993 PCRRT Book of the Month
The Go-Between The Go-Between
Author, Amy Hest
Picture book, Four Winds Press, 1992
Why is Baby Crying? Why Is Baby Crying?
Author, Ryerson Johnson
Picture book, Albert Whitman & Co., 1989
The Best Ever Goodbye Party The Best-Ever Good-Bye Party
Author, Amy Hest
Picture book, Morrow Junior Books, 1989
Mo and his Friends

Mo and his Friends
Author, Mary Pope Osborne
Picture book, Dial 1989

  • Foreign rights printed in Germany
What Did Mommy Do? What Did Mommy Do Before You?
Author, Abby Levine
Picture book, Albert Whitman & Co., 1988
Saturday Sara Saturday Belongs to Sara
Author, Cathy Warren
Picture book, Bradbury Press, 1988
The Mommy Exchange

The Mommy Exchange
Author, Amy Hest,
Picture book, Macmillan, 1988, pb

  • Foreign rights printed in England, Finland, Sweden, France
Janet's Thingamajigs Janet's Thingamajigs
Author, Beverly Cleary
Picture book, Morrow Junior Books, 1987, pb
The Growing Up Feet The Growing-Up Feet
Author, Beverly Cleary
Picture book, Morrow Junior Books, 1987, pb
Mo to the Rescue Mo to the Rescue
Author, Mary Pope Osborne
Picture book, Dial, 1987
Real Hole The Real Hole
Author, Beverly Cleary
Picture book, Morrow Junior Books, 1986, pb
Two Dog Biscuits Two Dog Biscuits
Author, Beverly Cleary
Picture book, Morrow Junior Books, 1986, pb
Sam Ellis Sam Ellis's Island
Author, Beatrice Siegel
Chapter book, gr.3-5, Four Winds Press, 1985
Terwilliger Twins Those Terrible Terwilliger Twins
Author, Marilyn Jeffers Walton
Picture book, Raintree, 1984
Half Birthday The Half Birthday Party
Author, Charlotte Pomerantz
Picture book, Clarion, 1984
Best Friends Best Friends
Author, Catherine Kenworthy
Picture book, Golden Press, 1983
First Day of School The First Day of School
Author, Patricia Relf
Picture book, Golden Press, 1981
Book Cover The Bear Under the Bed
Author, Louis Ross
Picture book, Dutton, 1980
That New Baby That New Baby!
Author, Patricia Relf
Picture book, Golden Press, 1980
 

 

pb = paperback
NCSS/CBC = National Children's Social Studies/Children's Book Council
PCRRT = Philadelphia Children's Reading Round Table

 

 
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