Dog Driven wins the IODE Violet Downy Book Award!
Booklist review for Dog Driven is in, and it's another STARRED review! "Johnson shows the deep bonds and trust between musher and dogs..."
Kirkus review for Dog Driven is in, and it's a STARRED review! "The lively, crowded, chaotic world of dogs and mushers is memorably complemented by the silent, icy wilderness they race through." (read the full review)
Sled Dog School is a Bank Street's Best Books of the Year and a Scholastic Book Fairs selection.
Falcon Wild is a nominee for Ontario's Forest of Reading Book Awards. This is Canada's largest Book Award for young readers—super exciting for me to be on this list for the first time!
Survivor Diaries Overboard! is a Cybils Award finalist, a Beehive Award 2019 nominee (Utah State) and made the Horned Toad Tales 2018-19 list (Cypress-Fairbanks District, Texas).
Survivor Diaries Avalanche! is a Virginia Young Readers' Choice award nominee.
Kirkus review for Survivor Diaries Avalanche! is in, and it's a STARRED review! Wolverines everywhere are cheering: "A content-enriched page-turner with surprising depth."Listen to my discussion of dog sledding terminology:
Now booking Free Skypes or Zoom for the 2020/21 school year.
February 3–6, 2021
Ontario Library Association Super Conference (online this year)
May 3–8, 2021
Festival of Trees Book Awards
May 19, 2021
Silver Birch Book Awards