- Leder's children's picture book,The Secret Police Dog, was the MeeGenius! editor's pick and grand prize winner in the 2012 Golden Owl Author Challenge.
- Leder's story "Euri, the Miracle Worker" won second place in the Angel Animals Network 2009 Dogs and the Women Who Love Them True Story Contest.
- In 2009, Leder was selected by Prevention Magazine to be a part of their Success Story Club.
- Top 1000 Badge from Associated Content (2009, 2010, 2011).
PROFESSIONAL WRITING SOCIETIES
*Member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.*