SKY JUMPERS was named as a Mississippi Magnolia Book Award Nominee for 2016-2017 by the Mississippi Children’s Museum.
SKY JUMPERS was named as a Pennsylvania Young Reader’s Choice Awards Nominee for 2016-2017 by the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association.
September 8, 2015
The paperback of THE FORBIDDEN FLATS was released!
September 8, 2015
Peggy contributed a story to TRUE HEROES, a book released today that is filled with amazing photos and stories of modern day fairy tales, featuring kids with pediatric cancer who are all brave fighters with big dreams.
SKY JUMPERS was named as a South Carolina Book Award Nominee for 2015-2016 by the South Carolina Association of School Librarians.
THE FORBIDDEN FLATS was chosen as a Whitney Award Finalist.
Scholastic Book Fairs selected SKY JUMPERS to be sold at all their spring book fairs nationwide.
SKY JUMPERS was named as a Nebraska Golden Sower Book Award Nominee for 2015-2016 by the Nebraska Library Association.
SKY JUMPERS was named as a Texas Bluebonnet Book Award Nominee for 2015-2016 by the Texas Library Association.
THE FORBIDDEN FLATS, the sequel to SKY JUMPERS was released in hardback, ebook, and audio book.
SKY JUMPERS was named as a Utah Beehive Book Award Nominee for 2014-2015 by the Children’s Literature Association of Utah.
SKY JUMPERS was chosen as a Whitney Award Finalist.
The cover for THE FORBIDDEN FLATS was revealed!
SKY JUMPERS was named as one of the New York Public Library’s 100 Books for Reading and Sharing.
The world premier of the SKY JUMPERS book trailer is hosted at School Library Journal’s Fuse 8 blog.
SKY JUMPERS was chosen by the ABA (the American Booksellers Association) as one of the
2013 ABC Best Books for Children.
Random House announced that there will be an Educator’s Guide for SKY JUMPERS, tied into the Common Core state standards.
SKY JUMPERS is featured in It’s a First! Fresh Fiction From New Voices Fall 2013, from Random Buzzers.
SKY JUMPERS is among four Middle Grade titles chosen by the American Booksellers Association to be promoted in independent bookstores all across the country as part of Celebrate Debut Authors with Indies program.
Peggy takes a trip to NYC to visit her agent and tour the Random House offices, meeting her editor, publicist, publisher, art director, copy editor, and the sales and marketing people.
The SKY JUMPERS cover is revealed!
SKY JUMPERS will be an audio book as well! Listening Library has bought the rights, and the audio book will be released simultaneously with the hard cover on 9/24/13.
Marianne Malone, author of The Sixty Eight Rooms Adventures, read SKY JUMPERS and gave it a cover quote. “In a world where everything we know must be reinvented, twelve year olds Hope, Aaren and Brock must defend their home and protect their future. A post apocalyptic adventure young readers will love!”