Awards and Honors for James M Deem

 

The Prisoners of Breendonk: Personal Histories From a World War II Concentration Camp

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2015

 

2016 Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People (National Council for the Social Studies and the Children's Book Council)

2016 Best Children’s Books of the Year (History, Outstanding Merit), chosen by the Children’s Book Committee, Bank Street College of Education

A 2015 selection of the Junior Library Guild

#14 Bestselling Informational Nonfiction Book in Belgium, 2015

Best Teen Nonfiction 2015, Chicago Public Library

Starred reviews in Booklist, School Library Journal, and the Jewish Book Council

 

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Faces From the Past: Forgotten People of North America

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2012

 

2013 Outstanding Science Trade Book for Students K-12

School Library Journal's Best Children’s Books of 2012

CCBC Choices 2013, chosen by Cooperative Children's Book Center, School of Education, University of Wisconsin

a Top Ten Children’s History Book of 2012, chosen by NonfictionDetectives.com

 

Nominated for:

the 2011 Garden State Teen Book Award (Nonfiction Grades 6-12)

Starred reviews in BooklistKirkus Reviews, and School Library Journal 

 

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 Bodies from the Ice: Melting Glaciers and the Recovery of the Past

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2008

 

2009 Robert F. Sibert Informational Award Honor Book (ALSC, ALA)

2009 Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies (National Council for the Social Studies and the Children's Book Council)

2009 Outstanding Science Trade Book for Students K-12(National Science Teachers Association and the Children's Book Council)

2011 Prairie Pasque Award Winner for Grades 3-5

Finalist for the 2009 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books

Kirkus Reviews' Best Children's Books of 2008

2009 Notable Book for Children (ALA) 

2008 New York Public Library, 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing

CCBC Choices 2009

 

Nominated for:

the Young Hoosier Book Award, Middle Grades, 2010-2011

the Garden State Teen Book Award for Nonfiction Grades 6-12, 2011

 Starred reviews in Kirkus Reviews and School Library Journal  

 

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 Bodies from the Ash: Life and Death in Ancient Pompeii

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2005

 

Best Books for Young Adults 2006 (American Library Association)School Library Journal's Best Children’s Books of 2005

2006 Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies (National Council for the Social Studies and the Children's Book Council)

2006 Outstanding Science Trade Book for Students K-12 (National Science Teachers Association and the Children's Book Council)

2006 Orbis Pictus Recommended Book, chosen by the National Council of Teachers of English

Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA) Nonfiction Honor List 2005

2007 Birmingham (AL) Public Library Read It Forward book

2005 New York Public Library, 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing

2006 New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age

 

Nominated for:

the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award, 2006-2007

the Louisiana Young Readers’ Choice Award 2008, Grades 6-8

the South Dakota Library Association Prairie Pasque Awards for Grades 4-6, 2007-2008

the Children's Literature Association of Utah's Beehive Award (Informational Book) 2007-2008

the Garden State Book Award (Children's Nonfiction) 2008 

Starred review in School Library Journal  

 

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 3 NBs of Julian Drew

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1994. New York: Avon, 1996. New York: HarperCollins, 2000. Graphia Books, 2004

 

A 1999 Popular Paperback for Young Adults (YALSA, ALA)
1995 Notable Book in the Language Arts (NCTE)

1994 Outstanding Book for Middle School Teens
(VOYA)
1995 New York Public Library's Books for the Teenage List

1997-1998 TAYSHAS High School Reading List (Texas Library Association)

 

Starred reviews in School Library Journal and Notes from the Windowsill

 

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 Bodies from the Bog

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1998

 

School Library Journal Best Children’s Books of 1998

1999 Notable Book for Children (ALA)

Top 100 Children’s Books 1998 (BCCB)

Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA) Nonfiction Honor List 1999

A Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers (ALA)

1999 Parents' Choice Award

2000 Kansas State Reading Circle Recommendation

 

Nominated for:

the Washington Irving Children's Choice Award,

Westchester County Public Library Association, 1999-2000

Starred reviews in School Library Journal and Booklist

 

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 The Very Real Ghost Book of Christina Rose

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1996. New York: Dell, 1998

 

Honor Book for the Washington Irving’s Children Choice Book Award, Westchester County Public Library Association, 1998.

Selected as one of the Favorite Books of the Year by the Young Critics Club of the New Canaan (CT) Library, 1997

Selected as one of the Favorite Books for Grades 4 & 5 by the Palm Beach (FL) County Library System

 

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How to Make a Mummy Talk

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1995. New York: Dell, 1997

 

Honor Book in Science by the Society of School Librarians International

 

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How to Read Your Mother's Mind

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1994. New York: Dell, 1996

 

Nominated for the Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Children’s Nonfiction Book, 1994

James M Deem

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