- 2009 IRA Children’s and Young Adults’ Book Award (Now ILA: International Literacy Association)
- Nominated for the Rhode Island Teen Book Award (2010)
- 2010 and 2011 Freeze Frame and Compromised were listed in YALSA’s Best Fiction for Young Adults, and Compulsion was a 2012 nominee.
- Taysha’s List (2010 and 2012)
“Fiction was invented the day Jonas arrived home and told his wife that he was three days late because he had been swallowed by a whale.” (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)