Current Battle of the Books (2021)
Burn by Patrick Ness
Set in an alternative history during the 1950s were dragons have evolved alongside humans, this novel follows Sarah and her father after their financial situation forces them to hire a dragon to help on their farm in rural Washington.
Don't Read the Comments by Eric Smith
In the online gaming world, Divya goes by D1V is a rising star, but in real life she is using her sponsorships to help her mom with rent.
Folding Tech by Karen Latchana Kenney
What do self-assembling robots, space probes, and crash absorbing cars all have in common? They were all designed based on origami, the ancient art of paper folding!
Kent State by Deborah Wiles
Based on the tragic real events of May 4, 1970 when American troops fired on and killed four students during a protest of the Vietnam War, this verse novel uses multiple points of view to give voice to the horror and chaos of that day.
Rules for Vanishing by Kate Alice Marshall
Once a year a path appears in the forest and a ghost girl beckons people to play her game. In a faux-documentary style, readers follow Sara a year after her sister disappeared playing the ghost girl's game.
The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barns
Avery is just trying to get a college scholarship when a random billionaire suddenly dies and leaves her his fortune in his will. The only catch is she has to move into his mansion.
The Savage Beard of She Dwarf by Kyle Latino
Based on the popular webcomic, She Dwarf believes she could be the last dwarf in the world. Hoping to find evidence of more of her kind, she sets out to find the lost great dwarven city.
Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky by Kwame Mbalia
Tristan is grieving the loss of a dear friend when a strange creature steals from him in the middle of the night. When he pursues the creature he accidentally punches a tree, which opens up a portal to another dimension.