Reviews & Honors

Voted an Indies Introduce Debut Pick for Summer/Fall 2017 by independent booksellers!

“Asher gives us a narrator to root for with a unique voice and a strong supporting cast.”
Dave Shallenberger, Little Shop of Stories (Decatur, GA)

Sidetracked has been selected as a Kids Indie Next choice for Autumn 2017.

Featured Author at the 10th Annual Gaithersburg Book Festival

May 18, 2019

Nominated for the 2019 Rhode Island Children’s Book Award

Nominated for the 2018-2019 Great Stone Face Book Award by the Children’s Librarians of New Hampshire

Nominated for the 2018-2019 Maine Student Book Award, a joint project of the Maine Library Association, Maine Association of School Libraries, and Maine Literacy Council

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Awarded a Parents’ Choice Recommended Seal

Spring 2018


The Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, has named SIDETRACKED to its list of Notable Children's Books for 2018.