Battle of the Books 2022
Northwind by Gary Paulsen
When a deadly plague reaches the small fish camp where he lives, an orphan named Leif is forced to take to the water in a cedar canoe. He flees northward, following a wild, fjord-riven shore, navigating from one danger to the next, unsure of his destination.
Pahua and the Soul Stealer by Lori M Lee
A lonely eleven-year-old Hmong girl with the unique ability to see spirits, she spends her summer days babysitting her little brother and playing with her best friend, a cat spirit no one else can see.
Quincredible: Quest to Be the Best by Rodney Barnes
Invulnerability is a pretty useless superpower if you’ve only got a one-hundred-pound frame to back it up.
Riley’s Ghost by John David Anderson
It feels like she’s been on her own since sixth grade, when her best friend, Emily, ditched her for the cool girls. Girls who don’t like Riley. Girls who decide one day to lock her in the science closet after hours, after everyone else has gone home.
The Curie Society by Janet Harvey
The Curie Society follows a team of young women recruited by an elite secret society--originally founded by Marie Curie--with the mission of supporting the most brilliant female scientists in the world.
Yummy: A History of Desserts by Victoria Grace Elliott
Have you ever wondered who first thought to freeze cream? Or when people began making sweet pastry shells to encase fruity fillings? Food sprite Peri is excited to show you the delicious history of sweets while taking you around the world and back!