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awards

2018: Nominated, Blue Spruce Reader’s Choice award for French Toast

2017: Nominated, B.C. Reader’s Choice Chocolate Lily Award for Good Pirate

2017: Skipping Stones Honor Award for Bite into Bloodsuckers

2017: Selected, TD Canadian Children’s Book Week Tour (Quebec)

2017: Selected, 2017 Willow Finalist List for French Toast

2016: Selected, Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s Best Books for Kids & Teens for Bite into Bloodsuckers

2016: Nominated, 2017 Forest of Reading Red Maple for Bite Into Bloodsuckers

2016: Nominated, B.C. Reader’s Choice Chocolate Lily Award for Bad Pirate

2016: Selected, VPL and the CWIBC’s Reading Lights for Hungry for Math

2016: Winner, Ontario Library Association’s Rainforest of Reading Readers’ Choice Award for grades 3 and 4 for Bad Pirate

2016: Winner, Rainforest of Reading Reader’s Choice Award for Grade 5 for Hungry for Math

2016: Winner, St. Catharines Arts Awards “Emerging Artist Award”. See Kari featured Niagara This Week

2016: Finalist, Animal Behavior Society’s “Outstanding Children’s Book Award” for Bite Into Bloodsuckers

2016: Recommended, SCBWI Summer Reading List for Bloodsuckers

2015: Honored: article “From image to ideology: analysing shifting identity positions of marginalized youth across the cultural sites of video production” selected among Pedagogies 10th anniversary “Top Articles

2015: Selected: Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Books of the Year for No Matter What Friend

2014: Selected: Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Books of the Year, ages Nine to Twelve for Buzz about Bees; see PDF

2014: Won: Brock University Faculty of Education Award for Excellence in Teaching

2014: Nominated: Alberta provincial Reader’s Choice Rocky Mountain Book Award

2014: Nominated: Canadian Science Writers’ Association’s “Outstanding Youth Book” for Buzz about Bees

2014: Selected: Ontario Library Association’s “Best Bets” selection for Buzz about Bees

2014: Selected: Storytelling World’s Resource Awards “Best Stories for Young Listeners” for Gift Days

2013: Selected: Resource Links magazine’s Best Books of 2013 for Buzz about Bees

2013: Recommended, Canadian Toy Testing Council’s Toy Report 2014 Best Books for Buzz about Bees

2013: Recommended, Canadian Toy Testing Council’s Toy Report 2014 Best Books for Gift Days

2013: Nominated, Forest of Reading’s Silver Birch Award for Buzz about Bees

2013: Selected, TVO Parents Book Club Best Books for your 6-8 Year Old for On My Walk

2013: Finalist, BC Book Prize (“Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Prize“) for Gift Days

2013: Nominated, BC Reader’s Choice Chocolate Lily Award for Gift Days

2013: Finalist, Ontario Library Association’s Rainforest of Reading for Gift Days.

2013: Recipient: SSHRC Grant

2012: Selected among 100 Great Books to Read Together, Edmonton Public Library, for On My Walk

2011: Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) award of the year

2010: Selected among First and Best of 2010, Toronto Public Library, for On My Walk

2010: Winner, Surrey Board of Trade Special Achievement Award for Writers, selected by the Surrey International Writers Conference. See press release

2010: Finalist for the 2010 BC Book Prize (Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Prize) and sponsored tour for On My Walk

2010: Valedictorian, UBC Graduation Speaker. See video

2010: Nominated, BC Reader’s Choice Chocolate Lilly Award for On My Walk

2009: Winner, Association of Educational Publishers “2009 Distinguished Achievement Award” in the fiction category for “Extreme Rollers”

2009: Silver Medal, BC Reader’s Choice Chocolate Lily Award for Jeffrey and Sloth

2009: Winner, EveryTales Best Tale Contest for Oh Ducky Day!

2009: Selectee, TD Canadian Children’s Book Tour (Prince Edward Island)

2009: Selected, Resource Links’ Best Books for 2009 for aRHYTHMetic

2008: Finalist for the 2008 BC Book Prize (Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Prize) and sponsored tour for Jeffrey and Sloth

2008: Honour Book for the Blue Spruce Award (see also my book’s page)

2007: Ontario Library Association’s “Best Bets” selection for Jeffrey and Sloth

2007: Winner of the ABCs of Education best books of 2006-2007 for Jeffrey and Sloth

2007: Between the Cracks magazine “Flash Fiction” winner

2006: UBC Faculty of Education Graduate Teaching Assistant Award

2006: won a full SSHRC Scholarship

2005: Language and Literacy Researchers of Canada Master’s Research Award for best master’s thesis (read it online)

2005: Lomcira Harold Covell Memorial Scholarship

2001: Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching, North Carolina Public Schools

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