Awards and Honours for René's Books

Best Books for Kids & Teens,  Canadian Disasters, 2013 

Ontario Library Association, Red Maple Honour Book, Leaving Fletchville, 2010 

I.O.D.E  Violet Downey Award Nominee, Leaving Fletchville, 2009

School Library Journal, U.S.A., Leaving Fletchville, 2009, Recommended 

The Bookmark, B.C.Teacher-Librarians Association 2009, Leaving Fletchville, Highly Recommended 

CM Magazine University of Manitoba November 2008, Leaving Fletchville, Recommended. 

Best Books for Kids & Teens, Leaving Fletchville, 2009,  

CM Magazine, University of Manitoba, Nov. 1999 DISASTER! Highly Recommended

Reader’s Choice Award, Scholastic Canada,  Canadian Disasters 1986 

CM Magazine, University of Manitoba, Canadian Disasters 1985 Highly Recommended.