When I Was Joe:
Winner of the North East Teenage Book Award 2010
Winner of the Angus Book Award 2011
Winner of the Lancashire Book of the Year Award, 2011
Winner of the Wirral Paperback of the Year 2011
Winner of the Wigan Teen Explorer Award 2011
Shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award 2011 (with editor Maurice Lyon)
Nominated for the Carnegie Medal 2011
Highly commended for the Teenage Booktrust Prize 2010
Picked as one of YALSA’s Best Fiction for Young Adults 2011
Shortlisted for the UK Literacy Book Award
Shortlisted for the Catalyst Book Award 2011
Shortlisted for the Redbridge Book Awards 2011
Shortlisted for the Salford Young Adult Book of the Year 2011
Runner up in the Coventry Inspiration Award 2011 14 plus category.
Runner up in the Hounslow Teen Book Award 2011
Longlisted for the Young Minds Book Award
Picked as a Manchester Fiction City book.
Nominated for the William Morris Award.
Winner of the Immanuel College book of the year
Listed as a White Raven 2011 (awarded by the International Youth Library to books which deserve worldwide attention)
Lia’s Guide to Winning the Lottery
Nominated for the Carnegie Medal 2012
Long-listed for the Wirral paperback of the Year 2012
Nominated for the Carnegie Medal 2015
Shortlisted for The Bookseller Young Adult Prize 2015
Shortlisted for the Leeds Book Award
Shortlisted for the North East Teen Award
Shortlisted for the Warwickshire Y9 Book of the Year Award.
Longlisted for the Redbridge Teen Book Award
This is Not a Love Story
Longlisted for the UKLA Book award
Shortlisted for the Hounslow Teen Book Award, 2016.