About Michael Dooling, Author and Illustrator of Children's Books

Over fifty Children's Book Awards... over one million sold.

Selected list of awards and acknowledgements:

Young Thomas Edison by Michael Dooling
Chosen as a Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People 2006 by the Children's Book
Council and National Council for the Social Studies.
Chosen for Maryland State's Black-Eyed Susan Picture Book List
Selected as a Children's Crown Award Nominee by National Christian School Association
Starred Review School Library Journal

The Memory Coat by Elvira Woodruff
The Carolyn Field Award (Pennsylvania School Library Association Award)
A Smithsonian Magazine Notable Book for Children, 1999
A CBC/NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People, 2000
A Selector's Choice

Lewis and Clark and Me: A Dog's Tale by Laurie Myers
The Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award 2004
Cochecho Reader's Award 2004
IRA Teacher's Choice List 2003
IRA Parent's Choice List 2003
Mountain and Plains Booksellers Association 2002 Book Award Nominee
Texas Christian School's Association of Children's Crown Award Nominee 2005
Best Book of 2003 Anne Nixon Center for Children's Literature
2005 Beverly Clearly Children's Choice Award
Young Reader Award Winner Pennsylvania
Young Reader Award Honor Book Michigan
Nominated Young Reader Award Texas Bluebonnet
Nominated Young Reader Award Louisiana
Nominated Young Reader Award West Virginia
Nominated Young Reader Award Nevada
Nominated Young Reader Award Arizona
Nominated Young Reader Award Maryland
Nominated Young Reader Award Florida
Nominated Young Reader Award Oregon

The Amazing Life of Benjamin Franklin by James Cross Giblin
Chosen as an Orbis Pictus Honor Book
A New York Public Library Best Book of Year
A Horn Book Best Book of Year
Starred Review Booklist
Starred Review Horn Book
Starred Review School Library Journal

Mary Anning and the Sea Dragon by Jeannine Atkins
A NCSS-CBC Notable Social Studies Trade book, 2000

Thomas Jefferson: A Picture Book Biography by James Cross Giblin
A Booklist Editor's Choice
An American Bookseller Pick of the Lists

The Boy Who Saved Cleveland by James Cross Giblin
Chosen for 2007 Kansas State Reading Circle Recommended List
Chosen for 2007 CCBC Choices List
Selected Best Book of Year List by Children's Book Committee at Bank Street
Selected New Mexico Children's Choice Award Master List (The Land of Enchantment Book Award) 2008-2009
Selected for Volunteer State Book Award Master Reading List, 2009-2010

Gift of the Magi and Other Stories by O.Henry
American Bookseller's Pick of the Lists

Anne Hutchinson's Way by Jeannine Atkins Named one of the "Top Ten Religion Books for Youth" in Booklist
Included in the 2008 Amelia Bloomer Project Recommended Titles List
Selected for Bank Street College List of The Best Children's Books of the Year

Walking to School by Eve Bunting
Named Editor's Choice by Library Media Connection Magazine

George Washington: A Picture Book Biography by James Cross Giblin
A Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies
A Book-of-the-Month Club selection
An American Bookseller Pick of the Lists
Starred Review Publisher's Weekly

Lights on the River by Jane Resh Thomas America's Children's and Young Adult Book Award/Commended Listio
Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies
Starred Review Booklist

Robin Hook, Pirate Hunter by Eric Kimmel