• WINNER! California Young Readers Award, 2010
  • WINNER! Vermont Red Clover Award, 2010
  1. Kansas State Reading Circle Recommended Primary Titles, 2009
  2. Missouri Show Me Reader Award Nominee, 2010-2011
  3. Pennsylvania Keystone to Reading Book Award Master List, 2009-10
  4. Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Awards Program Nominee, 2009-10
  5. South Carolina Book Award Nominee, 2010-2011
  6. Tennessee Volunteer State Book Award Nominee, 2010-2011
  • Bank Street College, Best Children's Books of the Year List, 100th Anniversary Edition, 2009
  • H.W. Wilson Web's Core Collection "A Most Highly Recommended Title"
  • Parents' Choice Silver Honor Award, 2008

July 27, 2011, the United States Postal Service issued OWNEY stamps!
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My book--published in Korean!
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