The American Institute of Physics has honored PLANET HUNTER with its 2011 Science Communications Award.
Published by Boyds Mills Press in March 2010.
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*The SOCIETY OF SCHOOL LIBRARIANS INTERNATIONAL (SSLI) named PLANET HUNTER a 2010 Honor Book in the "Science - Grades 7-12 category"
*In TALES FROM THE RUSHMORE KID, Tina Nichols Coury interviewed Vicki about how and why she wrote PlLANET HUNTER.
*BOOKSLUT.COM praised PLANET HUNTER in Off the Map, a column by Colleen Mondor in the September 2010 newsletter.
*Phoebe Nir, a reporter with The SOUTHAMPTON PRESS, wrote about Vicki, her book, and a talk she gave to children, teens, and adults at The Quogue Library, in Quogue, New York.
*Check out the interview of Vicki on THROUGH THE TOLLBOOTH, a blog about the craft of writing for children and young adults, with Zu Vincent,
*See Marianne Dyson's detailed review for the NATIONAL SPACE SOCIETY(NSS). Marianne is an author, the Chair of the NSS Space Book Committee, and one of NASA’s first ten women flight controllers.
*Read Vicki's interview on CYNSATIONS, by Cynthia Leitich Smith, well-known children's book author and faculty member at Vermont College of Fine Arts.
*See Shirley Duke's review at SIMPLY SCIENCE, a blog for educators, parents, and those with an interest in science books for children.
*COSMIC MATTERS, the blog of the W. M. Keck Observatory, wrote about Vicki's book and trip to Hawaii.