Surviving Brick Johnson

By Laurie Myers

Clarion (2000)


ALA Notable Book 2002

Utah Children’s Fiction Book Award Nominee 2002

South Dakota Prairie Pasque Award Nominee 2003

Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Book Award Nominee 2003

Florida Sunshine State Young Reader Award Nominee 2003

Oklahoma Sequoyah Nominee 2003

Great Stone Face (New Hampshire) Children’s Book Award Nominee

Virginia Young Readers Award Master List 2003

Louisiana Young Readers’ Choice Award Nominee 2003

Iowa Children’s Choice Award Master List 2004

Kansas City 3 Reading Award Nominee 2003

Cochecho Readers Award Nominee (Dover, New Hampshire) 2002

Indiana Library Federation’s “Read-Aloud Books Not To Miss”

Parents’ Guide to Children’s Media Award 2003


“Myers brings unusual insight to a perennial children’s book topic.”  Kirkus

“Witty dialogue and snappy one-liners”