Levine’s YA novel Freefall (Greenwillow/HarperCollins) won the Sydney Taylor Honor’s Award the same year that her picture book Jodie’s Hanukkah Dig won a Sydney Taylor Notable Award. Jodie has gone on to discover many new archaeological sites in Israel. Jodie’s Shabbat Surprise, the third in the series, will be out in Spring 2015. Running on Eggs (Front Street/Cricket Books) was on the NY Public Library’s list of best books for teens in the year 2000.
She has also published short stories and poems in magazines and won the SCBWI Magazine Merit Award for both short stories and poetry. Most recently two of her poems were published in YARN (The Young Adult Review Network). Levine has also written for The Jewish Independent Newspaper (Vancouver, Canada). She is presently working on an adult novel, Surrogate Sisters, which is set in Montreal, Quebec.