Washington State Book Award Finalist
Woo-hoo! SIR FIG NEWTON AND THE SCIENCE OF PERSISTENCE is a 2023 Washington State Book Award finalist in the Books for Young Readers category!
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Oregon Spirit Book Award Honor Book
I'm so thrilled to share that SIR FIG NEWTON AND THE SCIENCE OF PERSISTENCE is an honor recipient of the 2022 Oregon Spirit Book Awards from the Oregon Council of Teachers of English!
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Fig at the National Book Festival
I'm so proud to see my debut middle grade novel, SIR FIG NEWTON AND THE SCIENCE OF PERSISTENCE, at the National Book Festival in DC, which happens to be my old home and where the idea for the story began. And just look at the pawesome stuffed kitties they got fo the display!
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Best Children's Books of the Year
SIR FIG NEWTON AND THE SCIENCE OF PERSISTENCE was named in the Bank Street College of Education's Best Children’s Books of the Year for 11-13-year-olds in the Coming-of-Age Fiction category! YAY!
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