Awards, Grants, and Accolades
2010 – The Man Who Flies with Birds was named a Sydney Taylor Notable Book
2009 – The Man Who Flies with Birds was named a Smithsonian Notable Children’s Book
2008-2010, Carole Vogel was a member of the awards committee for the Boston Authors Club that determines the winners of the Julia Ward Howe Prize and the Young Reader Award each year.
2004 Carole Vogel served as a judge for the SCBWI’s nonfiction Golden Kite Award.
2002-2003 Kansas State Reading Circle Recommended Reading List. The Kansas State Education Association recommended Breast Cancer: Questions & Answers for Young Women for high school students.
2002 Will Solimene Award of Excellence in Medical Communication was given to Breast Cancer by the New England Chapter of the American Medical Writers Association.
2002 Pennsylvania School Librarians Association placed Breast Cancer on its “Top Ten” Nonfiction Title list.
2002 The Children’s Book Committee at Bank Street College of Education placed Breast Cancer and Weather Legends: Native American Lore and the Science of Weather on its Best Children’s Books of the Year list.
2002 Breast Cancer placed on the New York Library Books for the Teen Age list.
2002 “Clouds and Rain,” a legend in Weather Legends was given a Storytelling World Awards Honor Title in the category of Stories for Pre-Adolescent Listeners.
2002 The National Science Teachers Association and the Children’s Book Council (NSTA-CBC) named Breast Cancer an Outstanding Science Trade Book for Children.
2001 Breast Cancer placed on Science Books & Film Best Books for Junior High and High School list.
2001 Nature’s Fury: Eyewitness Reports of Natural Disasters was the winner of the Boston Authors Club Book Award.
2001 Legends of Landforms: Native American Lore and the Geology of the Land selected as a Society of School Librarians International Honor Book for 2000.
2001 Weather Legends took second place in the Mid-Administration Congress of the National League of American Pen Women Letters Contest in the juvenile book category.
2000 Nature’s Fury was designated a Children’s Book of the Month Club alternate selection.
2000 Legends of Landforms: Native American Lore and the Geology of the Land was selected as a Storytelling World Awards 2000 Honor Title.
1999 Legends of Landforms: Native American Lore and the Geology of the Land was named a Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People for 2000 by the National Council for the Social Studies and the Children’s Book Council, and distinguished as a “Selector’s Choice.”
1999 The Boston Parents’ Paper listed The Great Yellowstone Fire as one of the 100 Best Children’s Books of the Century.*
1998 The Great Yellowstone Fire was touted in the Massachusetts Department of Education English Language Arts Framework (the state curriculum) as an example of vivid writing.*
1997 Shock Waves Through Los Angeles: The Northridge Earthquake was placed on the Children’s Literature Choice List.
1997 The Horn Book’s list of recommended books on natural disasters. The editors of the Horn Book compiled a list of books to help young people understand various natural disasters. Two of the nine books on the list were by Carole Vogel: Shock Waves Through Los Angeles: The Northridge Earthquake and The Great Midwest Flood.
1996 Joan Fassler Memorial Book Award for Will I Get Breast Cancer? Questions and Answers for Teenage Girls. This award was given annually by the Association for the Care of Children’s Health to the author of the trade book that made the most distinguished contribution to a child’s or young person’s understanding of hospitalization, illness, disabling conditions, dying and death, and preventive care.
1996 The Society of School Librarians named Will I Get Breast Cancer? as an honor book in the science category.
1996 PLA/ALLS Top Titles for Adult New Readers. The Publishers Liaison Committee of PLA’s Adult Lifelong Learning Section named Will I Get Breast Cancer? to its annual list of outstanding nonfiction for newly literate adults.
First place 1996 Biennial Award for a Biography conferred by the National League of American Pen Women to “Dr. Fanny Berlin Lowy,” an unpublished biographical sketch of the author’s grandmother.
Second place 1996 Biennial Award for Woman as Mother Award presented by The National League of American Pen Women for “Are We There Yet?”, an unpublished humorous essay.
Honorable mention 1996 Black Hills Writers’ Competition for the “The Obsolete Dragon.”
1994 Anna Cross Giblin Nonfiction Work-in-Progress Grant given by the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) for The Legends of Landforms.
1991 The International Reading Association and the Children’s Book Council distinguished The Great Yellowstone Fire as an IRA-CBC Children’s Choice.*
1990 The NSTA-CBC named The Great Yellowstone Fire an Outstanding Science Trade Book for Children. *
1990 Starred review in School Library Journal for The Great Yellowstone Fire.*
1988 runner-up nonfiction Work-in-Progress Grant Society presented by the SCBWI for a second book on whales.*
1987 Semi-finalist in nonfiction in the Massachusetts Artists Fellowship Program.*
1984 Massachusetts Arts Lottery Council Grant awarded for a play for children. *
* with Kathryn A. Goldner