Awards and Nominations


One Well: the Story of Water on Earth
(Kids Can Press, 2007)

  • 2008 Children’s Literature Roundtables of Canada Information Book Award - Winner
  • 2008 Santa Monica Public Libraries Green Prize for Sustainable Literature – Winner
  • 2008Sigurd Olson Nature Writing Award - Winner
  • 2008 International Reading Association Notable Books for a Global Society – Winner
  • 2008 Silver Birch Award, Shortlist
  • 2007 ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year, shortlist
  • 2007 Society of School Librarians International book award – Winner
  • 2007 CBC Notable Studies Trade Books for Young People - Winner
  • 2007 Booklist, starred review

 

Tree of Life: the Incredible Biodiversity of Life on Earth
(Kids Can Press, 2004)

  • 2007 Rocky Mountain Children’s Choice Book Award, shortlist (Alberta)
  • 2007 Red Cedar Children’s Choice Book Award, shortlist (British Columbia)
  • 2006 Hackmatack Children's Choice Award, shortlist (Atlantic Canada)
  • 2006 International Reading Association Teacher’s Choice list
  • 2005 Independent Book Publishers Award (Juvenile-Teen-Y/A Non-Fiction)
  • 2005 Society of School Librarians International Book Award – Honour Book (Science Grades K-6)
  • 2005 Skipping Stones Honor Award Winner (Ecology/Nature Books)
  • 2005 Green Earth Book Award – Honor Book
  • 2005 Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award, shortlist
  • 2005 Silver Birch Award, shortlist 2004 ASPCA Henry Bergh Children’s Book Award (Environment and Ecology)
  • 2004 ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Award – Silver, juvenile non-fiction
  • 2004 Chicago Public Libraries Best of the Best Books
  • 2004 Ontario Arts Council Writer’s Reserve grant recipient
  • 2004 Science in Society Award, shortlist (Canadian Science Writers Association)
  • 2004 Tom Fairley Award for Editorial Excellence, presented to Val Wyatt by the Editors’ Association of Canada for her work on this book.

Santa Monica Public Libraries Green Prize for Sustainable Literature