Finalist for the 2000 Mythopoeic Award for Children's Fantasy for Growing Wings
Runner-up for Best Children's Fiction from the Society of Midland Authors for Growing Wings
Winner of a World Fantasy Award for her novella, "Sky Eyes," in 2000
Rhysling Award for her poem, "why goldfish shouldn't use power tools"
Asimov's Readers' Poll Award for "egg horror poem"
2003 McKnight Artist Fellowship Award for children's fiction