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2021 - 2022 Alaska Battle of the Books List

Andy & Sandy's Anything Adventure

Illustrated by Tomie dePaola / With Jim Lewis
This edition: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
Publication date: June 05, 2018
Ages: 4 - 8

From Caldecott and Newbery Honoree Tomie dePaola and Emmy Award–winning writer for the Muppets Jim Lewis comes the second book in an easy-to-read p...

The Cat Who Ruled the Town

Ready-to-Read Level 2
Illustrated by Rachel Sanson
This edition: Hardcover, 32 pages
Publication date: January 15, 2019
Ages: 5 - 7

Dip a toe, paw, or fin into history with this fact-tastic Level 2 Ready-to-Read, part of a new series all about pets and the people who loved them!...

Henry Heckelbeck Gets a Dragon

(Book #1 of Henry Heckelbeck)
Illustrated by Priscilla Burris
This edition: Hardcover, 128 pages
Publication date: December 10, 2019
Ages: 5 - 9

Heidi Heckelbeck’s younger brother Henry finds his own magical Book of Spells in this first Henry Heckelbeck adventure!Henry Heckelbeck is just lik...

The Year of Miss Agnes

This edition: Hardcover, 128 pages
Publication date: August 04, 2020
Ages: 8 - 12

A Smithsonian Notable Book for Children A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year “Genius.” —The New York Times Book Review A beautiful repack...

Mindy Kim and the Yummy Seaweed Business

(Book #1 of Mindy Kim)
Illustrated by Dung Ho
This edition: Hardcover, 96 pages
Publication date: January 14, 2020
Ages: 6 - 9

Fresh Off the Boat meets Junie B. Jones in this first novel in an adorable new chapter book series about Mindy Kim, a young Asian American girl who...

The Tiny Seed/Ready-to-Read Level 2

Illustrated by Eric Carle
This edition: Hardcover, 32 pages
Publication date: May 19, 2015
Ages: 5 - 7

The charming tale of The Tiny Seed, by beloved author and illustrator Eric Carle, is now available as a Level 2 Ready-to-Read!Eric Carle’s classic ...