AWARDS:
- 2010 Nautilus Award: Fiction-Teenage (SiLVER)
- 2010 Mom's Choice Award: Young Adult Historical Fiction (SILVER)
- 2009 Mom's Choice Award: Juvenile & Young Adult Historical Fiction (SILVER)
- 2009 Nautilus Award: Fiction-Teenage (GOLD)
- 2009 Independent Publisher's Award: Juvenile/Young Adult Fiction (BRONZE)
- 2009 Moonbeam Children's Book Award: Pre-Teen Fiction – Historical/ Cultural (SILVER)
- 2008 Moonbeam Children's Book Award: Best First Book (WINNER - GOLD)
- 2008 Moonbeam Children's Book Award: Pre-Teen Fiction – Intermediate/Middle Grade (SILVER)
- 2008 Benjamin Franklin Book Award: Best First Book (SILVER)
- 2003 Winner of the Wesleyan University Concerto Competition
- 2001 IES Vocal Scholarship for study in Milan, Italy

PRESS:
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- USA Today, April 2009: Author gets 'Lost' in nature, touts kids' environmentalism
- Time Magazine for Kids, 2008: Heroes for the Planet
- Good Morning America Now, 2008
- The Rachel Maddow Show - Air America Radio - December 2007
- The Lionel Show - Air America Radio - January 23, 2008
- The Rye Sound Shore Review - February 1, 2008
- Wesleyan University Press, 2008
- BeautyNewsNYC.com: Reading Green with the EcoSeekers"- April 2009
- The Order of the Earth - February 2009
- Tree Hugger - April 2008: Taking the EcoSeekers Pledge To Explore A Land Of Curiosities

- Cabaret Scenes: Enter Night: An Exploration of Bedtime
- The Wire:Jason Cady's Post Madonna Prima Donna
- nytheatre.com:Fracturing
- LA Weekly: Sexy Tales and Other Intimate Acts