November 19, 2018

Portfolio

Select titles I have acquired, developed and edited

Non-fiction

Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation


Moonbeam Children's Book Award:
Multicultural Non-Fiction—Chapter Book | 2017 | Winner
PNBA Tradeshow BuzzBooks | 2017 | Winner
Quill & Quire's Kidlit and YA Books of the Year | 2017 | Commended
Resource Links The Year's Best | 2017 | Commended
George Ryga Award for Social Awareness in Literature | 2018 | Long-listed
CBC Best Canadian Young Adult and Children's Books | 2017 | Commended
Children's Literature Roundtables of Canada Information Book Award | 2018 | Winner
CCBC Best Books starred selection | 2018 | Commended
Red Cedar Book Award | 2019 | Short-listed
TD Canadian Children's Literature Award | 2018 | Short-listed
Bolen Books Children's Book Prize | 2018 | Winner
Red Maple Award Non-fiction | 2019 | Short-listed

Pride: Celebrating Diversity & Community


PNBA Book Award | 2017 | Short-listed
Red Maple Non-Fiction | 2017 | Short-listed
Stonewall Honor Book in Children's and Young Adult Literature | 2017 | Winner
USBBY Outstanding International Books | 2017 | Winner
Sheila A. Egoff Children's Literature Prize | 2017 | Short-listed
Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award | 2018 | Short-listed
Red Cedar Book Award nominee | 2018 | Short-listed
Information Book Award | 2017 | Short-listed
Bolen Books Children's Book Prize | 2017 | Short-listed
Rocky Mountain Book Award | 2018 | Short-listed
Rainbow Book List | 2017 | Commended

Deep Roots

(Footprints Series)

PNBA Book Award | 2017 | Short-listed
Silver Birch Non-Fiction Award | 2017 | Short-listed
CCBC Best Books for Kids & Teens | 2016 | Commended
Christie Harris Illustrated Children's Literature Prize | 2017 | Short-listed
Red Cedar Book Award nominee | 2018 | Short-listed

Diwali: Festival of Lights

(Origins Series)

Bank Street College of Education Best Children's Books of the Year | 2017 | Commended
Red Cedar Book Award nominee | 2018 | Short-listed

"Provides a remarkably comprehensive look at the origins of the Hindu festival of lights...The intimate tone and vibrant photographs make this book an enjoyable and informative read from start to finish. Young readers will love the photographs, and older ones will appreciate the joy and concept of a celebration of light." —Booklist

Issues Series



Forthcoming Spring 2019

Nowhere Else on Earth


Green Earth Book Honor Award selection | 2012 | Commended
BC Book Prize - Sheila A. Egoff Children’s Literature Prize nominee | 2012 | Short-listed
Children's Literature Roundtables of Canada's Information Book Award 2012 | Long-listed
CCBC Best Books starred selection | 2012 | Commended
Lane Anderson Award | 2011 | Winner
Bolen Books Children’s Book Prize | 2012 | Winner
Rocky Mountain Book Award | 2012 | Short-listed

PopActivism Series


"In brief, clear chapters, augmented with plentiful photos, pull quotes, and pop quizzes that pose questions and conversation starters, [Erinne] employs an upbeat conversational tone in addressing her audience. Her blend of personal story, tips, and information will appeal to activism-minded teens...Older preteens and teens will find plenty of inspiration here."—Kirkus Reviews

Fiction

What World is Left


Booklist Editor's Choice | 2008 | Commended
Resource Links "The Year's Best" | 2008 | Commended
Manitoba Young Readers' Choice Award | 2010 | Short-listed
ALA Best Books for Young Adults | 2010 | Short-listed
Quebec Writers' Federation Literature Prize | 2009 | Winner
CCBC Best Books | 2010 | Commended

A Thousand Shades of Blue


Resource Links "The Year's Best" | 2008 | Commended
BC Book Prize - Sheila A. Egoff Children's Literature Prize | 2009 | Short-listed
Governor General's Literary Award - Children's Text | 2009 | Short-listed
CCBC Best Books | 2010 | Commended

Hit the Ground Running


Governor General's Literary Award | 2017 | Short-listed
Junior Library Guild Selection | 2016 | Commended
Resource Links The Year's Best | 2017 | Commended
SYRCA Snow Willow | 2018 | Short-listed
CCBC Best Books | 2018 | Commended

Walking Backward


CYBIL Award nominee | 2009 | Short-listed
CLA Book of the Year for Children | 2010 | Short-listed
Quebec Writers' Federation Prize | 2010 | Short-listed
OLA Best Bets | 2009 | Commended
SYRCA Diamond Willow | 2011 | Short-listed
Red Cedar Book Award | 2011 | Short-listed
MYRCA | 2011 | Short-listed
CCBC Best Books starred selection | 2011 | Commended
Seven Series

Seven (The Series),

Seven (The Sequels)

and Secrets (The Series)


(21 titles in total)