We’ve Got a Job: Awards

  • IRA Young Adult Nonfiction Award
  • Jane Addams Book Award
  • SCBWI Golden Kite Award for Nonfiction (Honor Book)
  • NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children (Honor Book)
  • YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults (Finalist)
  • American Library Association: Notable Children’s Book
  • VOYA Nonfiction Honor List
  • Julia Ward Howe Book Award (Finalist)
  • Parents’ Choice: Gold Medal
  • California Reading Association: Eureka! Gold Medal for Nonfiction
  • Massachusetts Must-Read Book
  • IRA Notable Books for a Global Society
  • Society of School Librarians International (Honor Book for Social Studies K-6; Best Book for Social Studies 7-12)
  • Junior Library Guild Selection
  • Scholastic Book Club
  • Pennsylvania State Librarians Association Top 40 Nonfiction
  • Spirit of Texas Reading Program–Middle School
  • American Booksellers Association’s New Voices

Named one of the best children’s books published in 2012 by: