The House of the Scorpion


  • National Book Award for Young People's Literature (United States), 2002 — winner[1]
  • Newbery Honor, 2003 — runner-up for Newbery Medal[2]
  • Michael L. Printz Award Honor Book, 2003
  • Young Hoosier Book Award Middle Grades, 2006
  • Nevada Young Reader's Award in the Young Adult category, 2005
  • Senior Young Readers Choice Award, Pacific Northwest Library Association, 2004–05
  • Buxtehuder Bulle, Germany, 2003
  • Bay Area Book Reviewers’ Association Award for Children’s Literature
  • ALA Notable Children's Book
  • ALA Best Book for Young Adults
  • IRA Young Adults' Choices
  • Sequoyah Young Adult Award
  • Volunteer State Award, 2006
  • Arizona Young Readers Teen Award, 2005
  • South Carolina Junior Readers' Award, 2005-2006

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