2016 E. B. White Read-Aloud Award Honor Book, Middle Reader

2015 Cybils Awards Winner, Middle Grade Fiction

2015 Parents’ Choice Book Awards: Fiction, Gold

2016 John Spray Mystery Award Winner

2016 IODE Violet Downey Award Winner

2017 Red Cedar Award Winner

2016 Edgar Awards Finalist, Best Juvenile

2016 Waterstones Children’s Book Prize Finalist, Younger Fiction

2016 CLA Book of the Year for Children Award Finalist

2016 Arthur Ellis Award Finalist, Best Juvenile/YA

2015 Koreyoma Awards, Grand Prize Winner

2015 AudioFile Earphones Award Winner

2016 Dudley Teen Book Award Silver Medal

Kirkus Reviews Best Children’s Books of 2015, Middle-Grade

ALA Notable Books for Children 2016, Middle Readers

OLA Best Bets for Children, 2015

Chicago Public Library Best Books of 2015, Fiction for Older Readers

National Post Best Books of 2015

Bank Street Best Children’s Books of the Year, 2016

Junior Library Guild Selection, Fall 2015

Chapters/Indigo National Staff Pick of the Month, October 2015

2017 Texas Lone Star Reading List

2016-2017 Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children’s Book Award Master List Selection

2016-2017 Tome Society It List

2016-2017 Maine Student Book Award List

2016-2017 Utah Beehive Award Nominee for Children’s Fiction

2016-2017 Great Stone Face Children's Book Award Nominee

2016-2017 Keystone to Reading Book Award Nominee

2016-2017 North Carolina Young Adult Book Award Nominee, Middle School

2017-2018 Massachusetts Children's Book Award Nominee

2018 Louisiana Young Reader's Choice Award Nominee

2018 PNLA Young Reader's Choice Award Nominee

2018 Sasquatch Book Award Nominee

2016 Wisconsin State Just One More Page List

2016 Kansas State Reading Circle List

2017 Silver Birch Award Honour Book

2017 Rocky Mountain Book Award Nominee

2017 Manitoba Young Readers' Choice Award Honour Book

2018 Manitoba Young Readers' Choice Award Nominee

2018 Sakura Medal, Middle School Nominee

2016 North Somerset Teachers' Book Award Longlist

Indie Next List, Autumn 2015

Publisher’s Weekly Flying Start, Fall 2015

Kirkus Reviews Starred Review

School Library Journal Starred Review

Publisher’s Weekly Starred Review

Booklist Starred Review