- The Top Five Narratives for Teaching about China’s Cultural Revolution, selected by Social Education of National Council for the Social Studies 2012
- International Reading Association (IRA) Book Award Notable 2007
- California Collections by California Readers 2007-8
- Best Book Award honorable mention by Chinese American Librarians’ Association 2006
- Society of School Librarians International (SSLI) Book Award Honor Book 2006
- Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People by the National Council of Social Studies (NCSS) and the Children’s Book Council (CBC) 2006
- New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age 2006
- Parents’ Choice Award 2005
- Voice of Young Advocates’ Poetry Picks 2005
VETERANS OF WAR, VETERANS OF PEACE
- Northern California Book Reviewers Special Award in Publishing 2007
- 2022 China’s Xu Zhimo Micro Poem Competition Award 中国第九届徐志摩微诗歌大赛 （海外奖）
- 2022 Nominated for Pushcart Prize for her poem “Mother” by Indelible.
- 2021 Nominated for Pushcart Prize for her bilingual poem “The Map 地图“ by Arion Press.
- 2021 Michael Warr’s “To Your Assailant 致攻击你们的人“ was nominated for Pushcart Prize with her translation by the Quiet Lightening.