So happy to announce that I was chosen as 1 of the 24 authors to participate in the Amplify Black Stories, a program that the Highlights Foundation and The Brown Bookshelf sponsored to focus on supporting Black storytellers facing industry challenges, and fostering change.

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2021 Student Keystone Media Awards First Place winner 
for Children's Book Corner column featured in the Front Street Journal

Mother of Many

  • 2019 Mom's Choice Award - Gold 
  • 2020 Storytelling World Award Honor
  • 2020 Skipping Stones Book Award


  As Fast As Words Could Fly
  • 2007 Lee & Low Books New Voices Award
  • 2013 IRA Diverse & Impressive Children's Picture Book List
  • Top 10 Great Literary Finds with Young Readers in Mind for 2013
    (Conversations Book Club)
  • 2014 ALSC (Association for Library Services to Children)
    Notable Children's Books Discussion List
  • Cybils Award Nominee for Fiction Picture Books
  • 2014 Teachers' Choices Reading List - IRA
  • 2014-2015 Keystone to Reading Elementary Book Award Nominee
  • 2014 Skipping Stones Honor Book Award
  • 2015-2016 Show Me Reader Award Final Nominee - MASL (Missouri Association of School Librarians)
  • 2015 Storytelling World Resource Award
  • 2015 Martin Luther King "Living the Dream" Book Award Winner
  • 2016 Charlotte Award Nominee (New York State Reading Association)
  • 2015-2016 Land of Enchantment Book Award (Picture Narrative Division)
  • 2017 SAG-AFTRA Foundation chose to present on Storyline Online, read by actor, Dulé Hill


Color Struck

  •  Flamingnet Top Choice Award
  • Selected as required reading at Marygrove College
  • Top Shelf Rating - "Classic"(Best Reviewed books of 2010) Urban Reviews
  • 2015-2016 Battle of the Books List - North Pitt High School


The Adventure of Sheldon, the Mushroom
  • Chosen as a "No Place for Hate" book - Pine Forge Elementary

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