Awards

  • 2013 Rhode Island Children’s Book Award, Nominee – Floors
  • 2012 Official Selection, Story Lab Summer Reading Program, UK – Floors
  • 2011 Parents Choice Award – Floors
  • 2012 Nevada Young Readers Award, Intermediate Category – Skeleton Creek
  • 2011 QED Award from Digital Book World. Recognizes quality, excellence, and design in digital books – Dark Eden
  • 2011 New Mexico Land of Enchantment short list – Skeleton Creek
  • 2010 Children’s Book Council nominee – The Crossbones
  • 2010 Children’s Book Council nominee – Thirteen Days to Midnight
  • YALSA 2011 Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers list – Thirteen Days to Midnight
  • 2010-2011 Pennsylvania Young Reader’s Choice Awards – Skeleton Creek
  • 2010-2011 Delaware Diamonds Booklist – Skeleton Creek
  • Oregon Battle of the Books list for 2010-2011 – Skeleton Creek
  • 2009-2010 Truman Award Nominee – Atherton
  • 2008 E.B. White Award Nominee – Atherton
  • 2008 Lamplighter Award, Beyond the Valley of Thorns
  • Wyoming Statewide Soaring Eagle Book Award short list 2009 – Atherton: House of Power
  • Florida Sunshine State Young Reader’s Award Program short list 2008-2009 – The Land of Elyon and Elliot’s Park
  • Oregon Battle of the Books list for 2008-2009 – The Dark Hills Divide
  • Oregon Battle of the Books list for 2008-2009 – Atherton, The House of Power
  • New Hampshire Isinglass Teen Book Award Short List 2008 – Atherton, The House of Power
  • VOYA’s 2008 Top Shelf Fiction for Middle School Readers List.
  • National Literacy Explore New Worlds Booklist (1 of 20 books chosen by the Library of Congress) – Land of Elyon
  • The Texas Bluebonnet award 2008 (short listed) – Atherton, The House of Power
  • Junior Library Guild Premier Selection 2008 – Atherton, The House of Power
  • 2008 Kids Wings Award recipient – Atherton, The House of Power
  • *WINNER* 2007 National Lamplighter Award – The Dark Hills Divide
  • *WINNER* Cochecho Readers Award 2005-2006 – The Dark Hills Divide
  • Land of Enchantment New Mexico book award nominee 2008 – The Dark Hills Divide
  • Great Stone Face Award 2006 Nominee – The Dark Hills Divide
  • Indian Paintbrush Award 2005-2006 Nominee – The Dark Hills Divide
  • Black-Eyed Susan Award 2006-2007 Nominee – The Dark Hills Divide
  • Waukesha County Kids Choice Award 2006 Nominee – The Dark Hills Divide
  • The Children’s Crown Award 2006-2007 Nominee – The Dark Hills Divide
  • iParenting Media Award, 2005 – The Dark Hills Divide
  • Colorado Children’s Book Award 2007 Nominee – Beyond the Valley of Thorns
  • Waukesha County Kids Choice Award 2007 Nominee – Beyond the Valley of Thorns
  • 2008 National Lamplighter award Nominee – Beyond the Valley of Thorns
  • 2008 National EB White Award nominee – Atherton
  • 2008-2009 New Mexico Land of Enchantment Book Award nominee – The Dark Hills Divide

26 Comments

  1. you says:

    Patrick I am doing a report on the pulse series.

  2. Zoey says:

    Hi Patrick Carmen! Happy Birthday!

  3. Aryandiani says:

    Doing a report on you! Best! Author! Ever!!!

  4. Aryandiani says:

    I love Land of The Elyon, most notably, Vally of Thorns!

  5. someone says:

    i love the dark hills divide

  6. poop says:

    the best writer ever

  7. timmy says:

    what a great guy i wish i could meet him and talk to him and see what other books he is going to write

  8. sutter foster says:

    doing a project over you and just saw all of your awards…. Dang!!

  9. bob says:

    I think that another Land of Elyon books should be up there

  10. Kayla says:

    I’m doing a project on you, and it’s turning out really good. I love your books, mostly Skeleton Creek!!!!

  11. Zoe McCracken says:

    Hi, Patrick! I was so excited to meet you on Saturday. I hope to see you again! Meanwhile, I’ll be reading Trackers book #1!!!(I am the one who was really nervous to talk to you and came on stage,)
    -Zoe

  12. Caitlyn says:

    You’re a really great author!

  13. Caitlyn says:

    I am doing a project on you! I can’t wait to start! I loved the Land of Elyon series! I also think it’s cool that you wrote the series for your daughters and with their help!

  14. Nate says:

    I’m doing a report on you too. Your a great author :)!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  15. bob sagget says:

    dude skeleton creek is awesome

    • Makayla says:

      I am doing i project for your favorite author and i chose you. so i have a couple of questions.
      How old where you when you started writing?
      What was your first book you wrote?
      What inspired the skeleton creek series?
      Whats your favorite book or series you’ve written?
      Whats your favorite book or series you’ve read?
      Who’s your inspiration?
      Who’s your favorite author?

  16. Jana says:

    You are so very talented you write amazing books like The 39 Clues!

  17. The Apostle says:

    I want to audition

  18. nazzy says:

    I’m writing a projet on u

  19. Jayla Fain says:

    i love your books Skeleton Creek,Ghost in the machine and The black circle!

  20. Jayla Fain says:

    You write really awesome books!!! i love your books!

  21. lily says:

    i love the land of elyon series!

  22. anber says:

    what is your inspiration

  23. coy says:

    i love your books

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