Awards, nominations, citations and acclaim for books in the series The Highly Scientific Notebooks of Phineas L. MacGuire…

. . .one of the most charmingly engaging new characters in the modern chapter-book scene

Starred Review from Kirkus


  • California Young Reader Medal Nominee
  • Dorothy Canfield Fisher Book Award Master List (VT)
  • Georgia Children’s Book Award Nominee
  • Grand Canyon Reader Award Nominee (AZ)
  • Land of Enchantment Children’s Master List (NM)
  • Maud Hart Lovelace Award Master List (MN)
  • NYPL 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing
  • Nevada Young Reader’s Award Nominee
  • Pennsylvania Young Reader’s Choice Award Nominee
  • Sunshine State Young Reader’s Award Master List (FL)
  • Virginia Readers’ Choice Award Master List
  • William Allen White Children’s Book Award Master List (KS)
  • Bank Street Best Books of the Year
  • Eleanor Cameron Golden Duck Award