Booklist Books for Youth Editors’ Choice WINNER 2007
New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing WINNER 2007
South Carolina Children’s Book Award NOMINEE
Starred review, Kirkus Reviews, May 15, 2007:
"[B]oth the humor of the illustrations and the accretion of cool Atlas facts … keep things light without undercutting the author’s genuine admiration for the man."
Starred review, Booklist, June 1 and 15, 2007:
"[A] cheerful introduction to a cultural legend whose messages about self-respect and healthy choices are just as timely today as they were 50 years ago."
Starred review, School Library Journal, July 2007:
"This colorful book captures both the essence and mystique of an American icon."