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Level: 4.5, Points: 0.5Scholastic Reading Counts
Level: 4.5, Points: 3Lexile
Level: 730LAwards & Honors
2016 Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award Winner
Capitol Choices 2016
Kirkus Reviews Best Children’s Books of 2015, Picture Books
NCSS Carter G. Woodson Book Award 2016 Winner, Elementary ALA Notable Books for Children 2016, Middle Readers
Chicago Public Library Best Books of 2015, Informational Books for Younger Readers
2016 Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 3–5
2016 CCBC Choices–Biography and Autobiography
2015 Cybils Awards Nomination, Elementary / Middle Grade Nonfiction
Best Multicultural Books of 2015
2016 Christopher Award, Ages 6 & up
2016 Crystal Kite Award Winner, Texas/Oklahoma
Triple Crown National Book Award 2016-2017
Children’s Literature Assembly, 2016 Notable Children’s Books in the English Language Arts
Children’s Book Committee Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Books of 2016, Biography and Memoir
William Allen White Children’s Book Awards 2017 -2018 Master List, Grades 3–5
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