Houghton Mifflin HarcourtPage Count
7" x 9"
Level: 6.5, Points: 2Scholastic Reading Counts
Level: 9.2, Points: 6Lexile
Level: 1030LAwards & Honors
SLJ’s Best Books of 2016, Nonfiction
Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2016, Middle-Grade
NCTE Orbis Pictus Award 2017, Winner
Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2016, Middle Grade
New York Public Library 2016 Best Books for Kids, Nonfiction
Booklist 2016 Editors’ Choice, Books for Youth, Middle Readers, Nonfiction Booklist 2016 Lasting Connections, Language Arts
Shelf Awareness 2016 Best Books of the Year, Middle Grade
ALSC Notable Children’s Books 2017, All Ages
Los Angeles Public Library Best of 2016: Children’s Book
BCCB 2016 Blue Ribbons, Nonfiction
The Nonfiction Detectives, 2016 Best Nonfiction Books for Children
Parents’ Choice Award Winner, Nonfiction Gold
2017 Capitol Choices, Seven to Ten
The Washington Post Best Children’s and Young Adult Books of 2016
2016 Cybils Award Winner, Juvenile Nonfiction
ILA Teachers’ Choices 2017 Reading List
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