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- Distinguished Service Award, U.S. Department of the Interior, 1962
- Regina Medal for lifetime achievement, Catholic Library Association, 1963
- Named "outstanding Arizona author" in 1984
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- Looking-for-Something, illustrated by Politi, Viking, 1952
- Secret of the Andes, illustrated by Jean Charlot, Viking, 1952 - Newbery Award Book
- Santiago, illustrated by Lyn Ward, Viking, 1955
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