Winner, 2012 Outstanding Book Award, Association for Theatre in Higher Education

Winner, 2013 Grace Abbott Best Book Award, Society for the History of Children and Youth

Winner, 2013 Book Award, Children’s Literature Association

Winner, 2012 Lois P. Rudnick Book Prize, New England American Studies Association

Winner, 2013 IRSCL Award, International Research Society for Children's Literature

Runner-Up, 2012 John Hope Franklin Publication Prize, American Studies Association

Honorable Mention, 2012 Book Award, Society for the Study of American Women Writers

NYU Press generously placed this full-page notice in the May 2013 issue of the PMLA:

PMLA 128.3 (May 2013): 848