The Green Colt, the fourth book in the Wilder Good series, was just named the winner of the 2017 Western Heritage Award for Juvenile Book. The Western Heritage Awards are sponsored by the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum to honor works in literature, music, film, and television that commemorate the American West. Read more about the winners.

The first three books in the Wilder Good series have also been recognized: The Elk Hunt (#1) was a finalist for a 2015 Lamplighter Award; Texas Grit (#2) won the 2015 Will Rogers Award for Young Readers; and Wilder and Sunny (#3) was recently named a 2017 Lamplighter Award finalist.