- Beehive Award 2010 (Children's Literature Association of Utah)
- Rhode Island Children's Book Award 2010
- Norman A. Sugarman Biography Award 2010 (Cleveland Public Library)
- Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Awards 2010-2011
- Bluestem Award 2011 (Illinois)
- Grand Canyon (Arizona) Reader Award 2011 (nominees apparently not yet on site itself but are on Word document you can download from site by clicking "2011 Grand Canyon Reader Award List")
Note: I am adding to this post if I learn about other state awards that have nominated the book.