American Booksellers Association Pick of the List
“. . .an engrossingand very human
portrayal of such a fantasticalsubject.
American Library Association Booklist
"... a cheerfully diverting fantasy about a boy
who demonstrates that you really can become
anything you want—if you onlybelieve."
The Center for Children's Books
Best Booksof 2001
Virginia Center for Children’s Books
Best Bets for the classroom 2001