About/Contact

Sara Varon is a printmaker, illustrator, and children’s book author living in Brooklyn, New York.
You can find her on Facebook or visit her Etsy shop for things like pins, jewelry, and printed items.
She is also available for school visits!  For more info on this, please email.
sara.varon@gmail.com

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Book awards:
2016 Sweaterweather & Other Short Stories awarded ‘Spring 2016 Selection’ from Junior Library Guild
2014 Odd Duck – Eisner Award Nominee
2014 Odd Duck – 2015 Elementary Connecticut Nutmeg Book Award Nominee
2013 Odd Duck – School Library Journal, one of the Top 10 Graphic Novels of 2013
2013 Odd Duck – Kirkus Reviews, one of the Best Children’s Books of 2013
2013 Recipient of Maurice Sendak Fellowship
2013 Odd Duck – Junior Library Guild, Spring 2013 Selection
2012 Bake Sale – 2013 Texas Bluebonnet Award nominee
2012 Bake Sale – a YALSA Great Graphic Novel for 2012
2011 Bake Sale – School Library Journal, one of the Top 10 Graphic Novels of 2011
2010 Bake Sale – Junior Library Guild, Fall 2011 Selection
2009 Chicken and Cat Clean Up awarded ‘Spring 2009 Selection’ from Junior Library Guild
2009 Chicken and Cat Clean Up – Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Book Award
2008 Robot Dreams – Oprah’s Book Club, Kids’ Reading List (ages 6-9) Selection
2008 Robot Dreams – a YALSA Great Graphic Novel
2008 Robot Dreams – NYPL Book for the Teen Age
2008 Robot Dreams – NYPL Book for Reading and Sharing
2008 Robot Dreams – Bank Street Book of Outstanding Merit
2008 Robot Dreams – NCTE (National Council for Teachers of English) Notable Children’s Book in the English Language Arts
2008 Robot Dreams – American Library Association Notable Children’s Book
2007 Robot Dreams – Publisher’s Weekly, one of the 150 Best Books of the Year
2007 Robot Dreams – Kirkus Reviews, one of the Best Children’s Books of 2007
2007 Robot Dreams – Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books Blue Ribbon title
2007 Chicken and Cat – Silver Medal by 3×3 Magazine for Best 2006 Children’s Books
2006 Chicken and Cat – Silver Medal by Parents’ Choice Foundation for best picture book
2004 Sweaterweather – Harvey Award Nominee for best graphic novel