Birdie und Ich, the German version of Birdie and Me, translated by Birgitt Kollmann, was nominated for the 2023 Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis award. Winners will be announced in October 2023.
“ This singular story of a grieving and unconventional family belongs alongside Holly Goldberg Sloan’s Counting by 7s, Cindy Baldwin’s Where the Watermelons Grow, and Ali Benjamin’s The Thing about Jellyfish. Highly recommended. ”— STARRED REVIEW of Birdie and Me by School Library Journal