"The report of my death was an exaggeration."

                                                            Mark Twain

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2014 Printz Honor Award

Moon Over Manifest has been selected for the following:

2011 John Newbery Medal Winner
(If letters could jump up and down with bells and whistles, they would)

#2 on the New York Times Best Seller List (Jan. 30, 2011).

Top 10 Best Kids Books, Historical Fiction - Instructor Magazine

2011 Kansas Notable Book Selection

Kirkus 2010 Best Books for Children

2011 Best Children's Book of the Year – Midwest Bookseller's Association

Clare Vanderpool Work of Promise Scholarship – to be presented to an aspiring writer by the Kansas Society of Children's Book Authors and Illustrators 

Starred Review - Kirkus

Starred Review - Publishers Weekly
Starred Review - Booklist
Junior Library Guild Selection
Midwest Bookseller's Association Midwest Connections
Autumn 2010 Kids' Indie Next Selection
New Voices Pick by Association of Booksellers for Children

and...a "Battle of the Books" selection for my daughter's grade school.  I've hit the big time!  Lucy is already preparing her buzzer-beater answer:  "Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool!"