- 2017 INDIES Finalist
- Finalist, Picture Books (Children's)
During one of the most trying periods in American history, the Dust Bowl Era, when the dust storms came and scoured the earth, a little girl nurtures a seedling she found trying to survive in the harsh conditions. She knows the blooms would bring a smile to her Mama’s tired face. What she doesn’t know is that the little flower promises something even more precious: Hope. First book in the Tales from American HerStory series, sharing American history from the view of a girl protagonist.