Publications & Awards

Survival Stories. Minneapolis, MN: Kaleidoscope. 2021.
Surviving in the Wild.
Surviving at Sea.
Surviving a Tornado.
Surviving a Hurricane.

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“Choose Your Challenge: Durango Devo’s Winning Formula” in Mountain Flyer. No. 61. Ed. Trina Ortega.

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“Travel Advisory” in Muse. Ed. Johanna Arnone. March 2019.

“Beyawned Earth: Pillownauts and the Downside of Space Travel” in Muse. Ed. Johanna Arnone. March 2019.

“The Limber Inventor” in Muse. Ed. Johanna Arnone. February 2019.

“Pick Up Sticks: How One Toy Became a Space-Exploration Robot” in Muse. Ed. Johanna Arnone. April 2018.

STEM Stories. Checkerboard Library (ABDO), 2018.
Electricity: From Benjamin Franklin to Nikola Tesla.
Space Exploration: From Galileo Galilei to Neil deGrasse Tyson.

Great Race: Fight to the Finish Series. New York: Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2017.
Crazy Road Races.
The Nuclear Arms Race.
The Space Race.

Myths Across the Map. New York: Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2018.
Dragons.
Vampires
Werewolves
Zombies

Our Basic Freedoms Series. New York: Gareth Stevens, 2017.
Freedom of Speech.
Right to Petition.

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Rookie Star, Make a Difference Series. New York: Children’s Press, Scholastic, 2016.
10 Things You Can Do to Save Electricity.
10 Things You Can Do to Save Water

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“Striking a Balance,” in Cobblestone. Ed. Meg Chorlian. May/June 2016.

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“Body of Knowledge” in Muse. Ed. Johanna Arnone. February 2016.

The Art of Smart: Creativity Good for Growing Brains and Brains Growing Old” in The Durango Telegraph. Ed. Missy Votel. 20 Nov. 2014.

Dirty Minds” in New Mexico Mercury. Ed. V. B. Price. 14 May 2014.

Greenbacks for Green Thumbs” in The Durango Telegraph. Ed. Missy Votel. 14 Nov. 2013.

Community Treasures” in New Mexico Mercury. Ed. V.B. Price. 5 Nov. 2013.

Prada-geists” in The Durango Telegraph. Ed. Missy Votel. 3 Oct. 2013.

You Do It Your Way, I’ll Do It Mine” in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive for Kids. Eds. Kevin Sorbo and Amy Newmark. (Oct. 2013)

Papaw’s Lantern” in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Miraculous Messages from Heaven. Ed. Jack Canfield, et al. (Oct. 2013)

A Community Commoditized: Playas, New Mexico, Pt. 2” in New Mexico Mercury. Ed. V. B. Price. 28 Aug. 2013.

A Community Commoditized: Playas, New Mexico, Pt. 1” in New Mexico Mercury. Ed. V. B. Price. 26 Aug. 2013.

SCBWI Letter of Merit for Digging Deep: Tales of Body Snatching Students in Cadaver Academies grant proposal. (2013)

Holy Smokes! This Really Makes a Difference! Scholarship from Vermont College of Fine Arts (2012)

“Instinctual Sterilization” in Scribendi: A Forum for Collegiate Art and Literature, vol. 18. Ed. Lindsay Lesch. (2004)

Western Regional Honors Council Award for Best Essay, “Instinctual Sterilization” (2004)

“The Plan” in Scribendi: A Forum for Collegiate Art and Literature, vol. 15. Ed. Juei-Ping Chu. (2001)

“Women Under the Brim of a Ten-Gallon Hat” in Best Student Essays. Ed. Sarah Woods. (2000)

Miscellaneous praise…
Phi Kappa Phi UNM Chapter Scholarship (2011)
Dudley & Thelma Wynn Award (2004)
Katherine Simons Memorial Award (2004)

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