JENNY OF THE TETONS [Harcourt] won the Golden Kite Award for fiction in 1989 and was Kristiana's first of two-dozen historical novels for middle grade readers.

STALKED: Danger and Fury, Ellis Island 1912 earned the 2012 Gold Medal for Young Adult Mystery from Literary Classics and is hailed as "historical fiction with a thrilling twist." KIRKUS calls it "an atmospheric confection that will thrill YA readers ... Gregory achieves a realistic, rich atmosphere with insightful details about the immigration process and New York tenements in the early 1900s." Now available on Kindle and in paperback

EARTHQUAKE AT DAWN [Harcourt], set in 1906 San Francisco, won the Commonwealth Club of California Book Awards (Juvenile, Silver, 1992), ALA Best Books for Young Adults (1993) and ALA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, Teens from Other Times (1998)

SEEDS OF HOPE: The Gold Rush Diary of Susanna Fairchild, California Territory, 1849 -- Best Book of the Year (2002), Oppenheim Toy Portfolio

FIVE SMOOTH STONES: Hope's Revolutionary War Diary, Part I [Scholastic] -- Best Book of the Year (2002), Oppenheim Toy Portfolio

THE STOWAWAY: A Tale of California Pirates [Scholastic] -- Jefferson Cup Award for 1996, honors distinguished American historical fiction for young people, sponsored by the Youth Services Forum of the Virginia Library Association; Parent's Magazine named it a "riveting drama" and a Best Pick for 1995.

FILMS for the HBO Family Channel:

* The Winter of Red Snow: The Diary of Abigail Jane Stewart; Valley Forge, Pennsylvania 1777

* Cleopatra VII: Daughter of the Nile