A Booklist Editor's Choice 2017.
WINNER of the 2017 Great Lakes, Great Reads Award, which recognizes excellence in writing for books about or written by authors with ties to the Great Lakes region.
Named as one of 15 Non-Fiction Books You Need to Read (according to Reddit users).
Named as one of the Best Children’s Books of the Year (ages 14 and up) by the Bank Street College of Education - and given an outstanding merit.
A Junior Library Guild selection.
An Indie Next selection.
Nominated for the Lincoln Award 2019 and the Black-Eyed Susan Book Award 2018/19.
Multiple appearances on the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestseller lists.
WINNER of the 2017 GoodReads Choice Award for Best History/Biography.
HUGE thanks to the near-25,000 readers who voted for the girls to take home this coveted prize.
Named as one of 12 Notable Non-Fiction Books of 2018 by the American Library Association.
Voted US librarians' favorite non-fiction book of 2017 in their Favorite of Favorites LibraryReads list (and the no. 2 favorite across both fiction and non-fiction combined).
Voted US booksellers' no. 1 recommended book for Reading Groups in the American Booksellers Association's Summer 2018 Indie Next List.
Selected as a May/June 2018 pick for actress Emma Watson's feminist book club, Our Shared Shelf, which has over 220,000 members worldwide. It was voted for by members and selected alongside The Hate U Give by author Angie Thomas.
Named as a Book of the Year 2018 by the UK-based Reading Agency.