ALSC Notable Children's Book; 2018 Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor Book; 2018 American Indian Youth Literature Award: Picture Book Honor; Best Picture Book, Texas Institute of Letters; 2017 Tomás Rivera Children's Book Award
Newbery Medal Winner; Coretta Scott King Honor Award; 2015 YALSA 2015 Top Ten Best Fiction for Young Adults; 2015 YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers; Publishers Weekly Best Book; School Library Journal Best Book; Kirkus Best Book
Winner of the 2018 Kirkus Prize for Young Readers; A Newbery Honor Book; A Caldecott Honor Book ; A Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book; A Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book; An Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award Book; An Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Honor Book; A Society of Illustrators Gold Medal Book .
2020 Newbery Honor Book; 2020 Winner of the Correta Scott King New Talent Author Award; A Morris Award Finalist; An NPR Favorite Book of 2019; A School Library Journal Best Middle Grade Book of 2019; A Kirkus Reviews Best Middle Grade Book of 2019
2020 Honor Book for Walter Dean Myers Award for Outstanding Children’s Literature; 2020 Rainbow List; 2020 Honor Book for Stonewall Children's and Young Adult Literature Award; 2019 Finalist for National Book Award for Young People's Literature