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The Line Tender
Allen, Kate
2019, 384 pages
Present    Massachusetts
Protagonist Gender: female

Return to Sender
Alvarez, Julia
2009, 352 pages
Pura Belpré
Present (2006)    Vermont
Protagonist Gender: female, male

Far from Fair
Arnold, Elana K.
2016, 240 pages
Present    Washington
Protagonist Gender: female

The Question of Miracles
Arnold, Elana K.
2015, 256 pages
Present    Oregon
Protagonist Gender: female

The Water Bears
Baker, Kim
2020, 272 pages
Present    Washington
Protagonist Gender: male

Beginners Welcome
Baldwin, Cindy
2020, 352 pages
fiction Present    North Carolina
Protagonist Gender: female

Where the Watermelons Grow
Baldwin, Cindy
2018, 272 pages
Present    North Carolina
Protagonist Gender: female

Willa of the Wood
Beatty, Robert
2018, 385 pages
Past (1900)    Smoky Mountains
Protagonist Gender: female

Willa of Dark Hollow
Beatty, Robert
2021, 384 pages
fiction Past (1900)    Smoky Mountains
Protagonist Gender: female

14 Hollow Road
Bishop, Jenn
2017, 288 pages
Present    Massachusetts
Protagonist Gender: female

The Distance to Home
Bishop, Jenn
2016, 240 pages
Present  
Protagonist Gender: female

Where We Used to Roam
Bishop, Jenn
2021, 352 pages
Present    Wyoming
Protagonist Gender: female

Zora and Me: The Summoner
Bond, Victoria
2020, 256 pages
fiction Past (1900)    Alabama
Protagonist Gender: female

Zora and Me
Bond, Victoria & Simon, T. R.
2011, 170 pages
Past (1900)    Alabama
Protagonist Gender: female

The Benefits of Being an Octopus
Braden, Ann
2018, 312 pages
Present    Vermont
Protagonist Gender: female

The Flight of the Puffin
Braden, Ann
2021, 240 pages
Present    Vermont
Protagonist Gender: female, male

Pixie Pushes On
Bundy, Tamara
2020, 227 pages
Fiction, Historical Past (1940s)    Kentucky
Protagonist Gender: female

Hurricane Child
Callender, Kacen
2019, 240 pages
Whippoorwill
Present    U.S. Virgin Islands
Protagonist Gender: female

King and the Dragonflies
Callender, Kacen
2020, 272 pages
Coretta Scott King Honor, Whippoorwill Award
Fiction, Historical Present    Louisiana
Protagonist Gender: male

North Shore (American Horse Tales Series, #3)
Camiccia, Jennifer
2021, 160 pages
Present    Hawaii
Protagonist Gender: female

Bear and the Oxbow Island Gang
Chalmers, Rae
2020, 197 pages
Present    Maine
Protagonist Gender: male

All That I Can Fix
Chan, Crystal
2018, 320 pages
Present    Indiana
Protagonist Gender: male

Talking to the Moon
Coates, Jan L.
2018, 332 pages
fiction Present    Nova Scotia
Protagonist Gender: female

No Vacancy
Cohen, Tziporah
2020, 220 pages
Present    New York
Protagonist Gender: female

The Only Black Girls in Town
Colbert, Brandy
2020, 358 pages
Present    California
Protagonist Gender: female

A Home for Goddesses and Dogs
Connor, Leslie
2020, 400 pages
Present    Connecticut
Protagonist Gender: female

Crunch
Connor, Leslie
2010, 336 pages
Present    New England
Protagonist Gender: male

The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle
Connor, Leslie
2018, 352 pages
Fiction, Historical Present    Connecticut
Protagonist Gender: male

Waiting for Normal
Connor, Leslie
2008, 320 pages
Present    New York
Protagonist Gender: female

Mary’s Song (Dream Horse Adventures Series, Book 1)
Count, Susan
2016, 122 pages
Past (1952)    Texas
Protagonist Gender: female

Selah’s Sweet Dream (Dream Horse Adventures Series, Book 2)
Count, Susan
2015, 200 pages
Present    Texas
Protagonist Gender: female

Selah’s Painted Dream (Dream Horse Adventures Series, Book 3)
Count, Susan
2018, 204 pages
Present    Texas
Protagonist Gender: female

Selah’s Stolen Dream (Dream Horse Adventures Series, Book 4)
Count, Susan
2019, 266 pages
Present    Texas
Protagonist Gender: female

The Boy on the Porch
Creech, Sharon
2013, 176 pages

Protagonist Gender: male

Chasing Redbird
Creech, Sharon
1997, 272 pages
 Kentucky
Protagonist Gender: female

Moo
Creech, Sharon
2016, 288 pages
Present    Maine
Protagonist Gender: female, male

One Time
Creech, Sharon
2020, 272 pages
Present  
Protagonist Gender: female, male

Ruby Holler
Creech, Sharon
2002, 310 pages
Present  
Protagonist Gender: female, male

Saving Winslow
Creech, Sharon
2018, 176 pages
Present  
Protagonist Gender: male

Walk Two Moons
Creech, Sharon
1994, 288 pages
Newbery Medal
Present    Ohio, Kentucky
Protagonist Gender: female

Sweet Home Alaska
Dagg, Carole Estby
2019, 304 pages
Past (1934)    Alaska
Protagonist Gender: female

Hardscrabble
Dallas, Sandra
2018, 264 pages
fiction Past (1910)    Colorado
Protagonist Gender: female

Someplace to Call Home
Dallas, Sandra
2020, 240 pages
Whippoorwill Award
Past (1930s)    California
Protagonist Gender: female, male

Slider’s Son
Davis, Rebecca Fjelland
2017, 344 pages
Past (1930s)    North Dakota
Protagonist Gender: male

Because of Winn-Dixie
DiCamillo, Kate
2000, 208 pages
Newbery Honor
Fiction, Historical Present    Florida
Protagonist Gender: female

Louisiana’s Way Home
DiCamillo, Kate
2018, 240 pages
Whippoorwill
Past (1970s)    Georgia
Protagonist Gender: female

When the Crickets Stopped Singing
Donahue, Marilyn Cram
2018, 288 pages
Past (1939)    California
Protagonist Gender: female

Ashes to Asheville
Dooley, Sarah
2017, 256 pages
Present    West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina
Protagonist Gender: female

Body Of Water
Dooley, Sarah
2011, 336 pages
Present  
Protagonist Gender: female

Free Verse
Dooley, Sarah
2016, 341 pages
Present    West Virginia
Protagonist Gender: female

Livvie Owen Lived Here
Dooley, Sarah
2010, 240 pages
Present  
Protagonist Gender: female

Anybody Shining
Dowell, Frances O'Roark
2014, 256 pages
Fiction, Historical Past (1920s)    North Carolina
Protagonist Gender: female

Chicken Boy
Dowell, Frances O'Roark
2005, 224 pages
Present    North Carolina
Protagonist Gender: male

Dovey Coe
Dowell, Frances O'Roark
2000, 208 pages
Present    North Carolina
Protagonist Gender: female

Where I’d Like to Be
Dowell, Frances O'Roark
2003, 240 pages
Present    Tennessee
Protagonist Gender: female, male

Stella by Starlight
Draper, Sharon
2015, 320 pages
Past (1930s)    North Carolina
Protagonist Gender: female

Hour of the Bees
Eagar, Lindsay
2016, 368 pages
fiction Present    New Mexico
Protagonist Gender: female

Thimble Summer
Enright, Elizabeth
1939, 144 pages
Newbery Medal
Past    Wisconsin
Protagonist Gender: female

Spider Boy
Fletcher, Ralph
1997, 192 pages
Present    New York
Protagonist Gender: male

Dead End in Norvelt
Gantos, Jack
2010, 352 pages
Newbery Medal
Past (1960s)    Pennsylvania
Protagonist Gender: male

From Norvelt to Nowhere
Gantos, Jack
2013, 288 pages
Past (1960s)    Pennsylvania
Protagonist Gender: male

The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise
Gemeinhart, Dan
2019, 352 pages
Present    Florida
Protagonist Gender: female

Some Kind of Courage
Gemeinhart, Dan
2016, 240 pages
Past (1890)    Washington
Protagonist Gender: male

All the Way Home
Giff, Patricia Reilly
2001, 169 pages
fiction Past (1941)    New York
Protagonist Gender: female, male

Pictures of Hollis Woods
Giff, Patricia Reilly
2002, 176 pages
Newbery Honor
fiction Present    New York
Protagonist Gender: female

The Last Chance for Logan County
Giles, Lamar
2021, 288 pages
fiction Present    Virginia
Protagonist Gender: male

The Last Last-Day of Summer
Giles, Lamar
2019, 304 pages
Present    Virginia
Protagonist Gender: male

The Last Mirror onthe Left
Giles, Lamar
2020, 272 pages
fiction Present    Virginia
Protagonist Gender: male

Reckless, Glorious, Girl
Hagan, Ellen
2021, 309 pages
fiction Present    Kentucky
Protagonist Gender: female

What I Came to Tell You
Hays, Tommy
2013, 304 pages
Present    North Carolina
Protagonist Gender: female, male

The End of the Wild
Helget, Nicole
2017, 288 pages
fiction Present    Michigan
Protagonist Gender: female

Cloud of Witnesses
Hertenstein, Jane
2018, 163 pages
Past (1970s)    Ohio
Protagonist Gender: male

The Ballad of Jessie Pearl
Hitchcock, Shannon
2012, 140 pages
Past (1920s)    North Carolina
Protagonist Gender: female

Blooming at the Texas Sunrise Motel
Holt, Kimberly Willis
2017, 348 pages
Present    Texas
Protagonist Gender: female

Dear Hank Williams
Holt, Kimberly Willis
2015, 240 pages
Past (1948)    Louisiana
Protagonist Gender: female

Lost Boy’s Gift
Holt, Kimberly Willis
2019, 240 pages
Present  
Protagonist Gender: male

My Louisiana Sky
Holt, Kimberly Willis
1998, 224 pages
 Louisiana
Protagonist Gender: female

The Ambassador of Nowhere Texas
Holt, Kimberly Willis
2021, 320 pages
fiction Past (2001)    Texas
Protagonist Gender: female, male

When Zachary Beaver Came to Town
Holt, Kimberly Willis
1999, 256 pages
Past (1971)    Texas
Protagonist Gender: male

One Year In Coal Harbor
Horvath, Polly
2012, 224 pages
Present    Canada
Protagonist Gender: female

Everything on a Waffle
Horvath, Polly
2001, 176 pages
Newbery Honor
fiction Present    Canada
Protagonist Gender: female

Drive
Hostetter, Joyce Moyer
2018, 360 pages
Past (1952)    North Carolina
Protagonist Gender: female

Eli the Good
House, Silas
, 304 pages
Fiction, Historical Past (1976)    Kentucky
Protagonist Gender: male

Same Sun Here
House, Silas & Vaswani, Neela
2013, 304 pages
Fiction, Realistic Present    Kentucky & New York City
Protagonist Gender: female, male

Shouting at the Rain
Hunt, Lynda Mullaly
2019, 288 pages
Present    Massachusetts
Protagonist Gender: female

The Case of the Burgled Bundle: A Mighty Muskrats Mystery, Book 3
Hutchinson, Michael
2021, 208 pages
fiction Present    Canada
Protagonist Gender: female, male

The Case of the Missing Auntie: A Mighty Muskrats Mystery, Book 2
Hutchinson, Michael
2020, 192 pages
fiction Present    Canada
Protagonist Gender: female, male

The Case of Windy Lake: A Mighty Muskrats Mystery, Book 1
Hutchinson, Michael
2020, 160 pages
Present    Canada
Protagonist Gender: female, male

Crashing in Love
Jacobson, Jennifer Richards
2021, 272 pages
Present    Maine
Protagonist Gender: female

The Dollar Kids
Jacobson, Jennifer Richards
2018, 416 pages
Present  
Protagonist Gender: male

The Doughnut Fix
Janowitz, Jessie
2018, 245 pages
Present    New York
Protagonist Gender: male

The Doughnut King
Janowitz, Jessie
2018, 336 pages
Present    New York
Protagonist Gender: male

The Parker Inheritance
Johnson, Varian
2018, 368 pages
Coretta Scott King Honor
fiction Present    South Carolina
Protagonist Gender: female

Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Farmer
Jones, Kelly
2015, 240 pages
Present  
Protagonist Gender: female

Are You Ready to Hatch an Unusual Chilcken?
Jones, Kelly
2018, 336 pages
fiction Present  
Protagonist Gender: female

Kira-Kira
Kadahota, Cynthia
2004, 272 pages
Newbery Medal
Past (1980s)    Georgia
Protagonist Gender: female

The Thing About Luck
Kadahota, Cynthia
2014, 304 pages
Asian/Pacific American Awards for Literature
fiction Past (1940s)    Kansas, Nebraska
Protagonist Gender: female

Land of the Forgotten Girls
Kelly, Erin Entrada
2016, 320 pages
Present    Louisiana
Protagonist Gender: female

The Great Upending
Kephardt, Beth
2020, 272 pages
Present    Pennsylvania
Protagonist Gender: female, male

Wild Blues
Kephardt, Beth
2018, 352 pages
fiction Present    New York
Protagonist Gender: female

Hideout
Key, Watt
2017, 333 pages
Fiction, Historical Present    Mississippi
Protagonist Gender: male

Terror at Bottle Creek
Key, Watt
2017, 240 pages
Fiction, Historical Present    Alabama
Protagonist Gender: male

Me and Marvin Gardens
King, Amy Sarig
2019, 272 pages
Fiction, Historical Present    Pennsylvania
Protagonist Gender: male

Saving Wonder
Knight, Mary
2016, 272 pages
Fiction, Historical Present    Kentucky
Protagonist Gender: male

Stepping Stones
Knisley, Lucy
2020, 224 pages
fiction Present  
Protagonist Gender: female

See You at Harry’s
Knowles, Jo
2012, 320 pages
Present  
Protagonist Gender: female

Still a Work in Progress
Knowles, Jo
2016, 320 pages
Present    New England
Protagonist Gender: male

Where the Heart Is
Knowles, Jo
2019, 304 pages
Whippoorwill
Present  
Protagonist Gender: female

Savvy
Law, Ingrid
2008, 384 pages
Newbery Honor
Present    Kansas, Nebraska
Protagonist Gender: female

Scumble
Law, Ingrid
2010, 432 pages
Present    Kansas, Nebraska
Protagonist Gender: male

Switch
Law, Ingrid
2015, 384 pages
Present    Kansas, Nebraska
Protagonist Gender: female

Under the Bottle Bridge
Lawson, Jessica
2017, 352 pages
Present    New York
Protagonist Gender: female

Waiting for Augusta
Lawson, Jessica
2016, 352 pages
Past (1972)    Alabama
Protagonist Gender: male

Whistle in the Dark
Long, Susan Hill
2013, 192 pages
Past (1920s)    Missouri
Protagonist Gender: male

Touch Blue
Lord, Cynthia
2012, 192 pages
Present    Maine
Protagonist Gender: female

Half a Chance
Lord, Cynthia
2014, 224 pages
Present    New Hampshire
Protagonist Gender: female

Catch Rider
Lyne, Jennifer H.
2013, 288 pages
Present    West Virginia
Protagonist Gender: female

Gentle’s Holler
Madden, Kerry
2005, 256 pages
Past (1960s)    North Carolina
Protagonist Gender: female

Jessie’s Mountain
Madden, Kerry
2008, 320 pages
Past (1940s)    North Carolina
Protagonist Gender: female

Louisiana’s Song
Madden, Kerry
2007, 288 pages
Past (1960s)    North Carolina
Protagonist Gender: female

The Season of Styx Malone
Magoon, Kekla
2018, 304 pages
CSK Honor
Present    Indiana
Protagonist Gender: male

The Unforgettable Guinevere St. Clair
Makechnie, Amy
2018, 336 pages
Present    Iowa
Protagonist Gender: female

Turn the Cup Around
Mariconda, Barbara
1997, 160 pages
Present    Maine
Protagonist Gender: female

In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse
Marshall, Joseph III
2015, 176 pages
American Indian Library Association
Present    South Dakota
Protagonist Gender: male

Caterpillar Summer
McDunn, Gillian
2019, 295 pages
Present    North Carolina
Protagonist Gender: female

These Unlucky Stars
McDunn, Gillian
2021, 288 pages
Present    North Carolina
Protagonist Gender: female

The Seventh Wish
Messner, Kate
2016, 256 pages
Present    New York
Protagonist Gender: female

Heaven is Paved with Oreos
Murdock, Catherine Gilbert
2013, 208 pages
Present    Wisconsin
Protagonist Gender: female

Dear Sweet Pea
Murphy, Julie
2019, 273 pages
Present    Texas
Protagonist Gender: female

A Shiloh Christmas
Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds
2015, 257 pages
Present    West Virginia
Protagonist Gender: male

Saving Shiloh
Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds
1997, 115 pages
Present    West Virginia
Protagonist Gender: male

Shiloh
Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds
1991, 144 pages
Newbery Medal
Present    West Virginia
Protagonist Gender: male

Shiloh Season
Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds
1996, 140 pages
 West Virginia
Protagonist Gender: male

The Orphan Band of Springdale
Nesbet, Anne
2018, 464 pages
Whippoorwill
Past (1941)    Maine
Protagonist Gender: female

Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia
O'Connor, Barbara
2003, 112 pages
Present    Georgia
Protagonist Gender: female

Greetings from Nowhere
O'Connor, Barbara
2008, 198 pages
Present    Smoky Mountains
Protagonist Gender: female

How to Steal a Dog
O'Connor, Barbara
2008, 192 pages
Present    North Carolina
Protagonist Gender: female

Wish
O'Connor, Barbara
2016, 256 pages
Present    North Carolina
Protagonist Gender: female

Wonderland
O'Connor, Barbara
2018, 288 pages
fiction Present    Alabama
Protagonist Gender: female

The Lonely Heart of Maybelle Lane
O'Shaughnessy, Kate
2020, 288 pages
Present    Louisiana
Protagonist Gender: female

Between Two Skies
O'Sullivan, Joanne
2017, 273 pages
Present    Louisiana
Protagonist Gender: female

Jasmineand Maddie
Pakkala, Christine
2014, 192 pages
Present    Connecticut
Protagonist Gender: female

Prairie Lotus
Park, Linda Sue
2020, 272 pages
Past (1880)    Dakota Territory
Protagonist Gender: female

Bridge to Terabithia
Paterson, Katherine
1977, 144 pages
Newbery Medal
Present (1970s)    Virginia
Protagonist Gender: male

The Higher Power of Lucky
Patron, Susan
2006, 160 pages
Newbery Medal
Present    U.S. Southwest
Protagonist Gender: female

Lucky Breaks
Patron, Susan
2009, 208 pages
Present    U.S. Southwest
Protagonist Gender: female

Lucky for Good
Patron, Susan
2011, 224 pages
Present    U.S. Southwest
Protagonist Gender: female

Alida’s Song (#3 Of 3)
Paulsen, Gary
2001, 96 pages
Past (1950s)    Minnesota
Protagonist Gender: male

The Cookcamp
Paulsen, Gary
1991, 115 pages
Past (1940s)    Minnesota
Protagonist Gender: male

The Quilt (#2 Of 3)
Paulsen, Gary
2004, 96 pages
Past (1940s)    Minnesota
Protagonist Gender: male

The Best Man
Peck, Richard
2016, 256 pages
Present    Illinois
Protagonist Gender: male

Boy Bites Bug
Petruck, Rebecca
2018, 272 pages
Present    Minnesota
Protagonist Gender: male

Steering Toward Normal
Petruck, Rebecca
2014, 336 pages
Present    Minnesota
Protagonist Gender: male

Moonshiner’S Son
Reeder, Carolyn
1993, 208 pages
Past (1930s)    Virginia
Protagonist Gender: male

As Brave as You
Reynolds, Jason
2015, 432 pages
Coretta Scott King Honor
Present    Virginia
Protagonist Gender: male

Bayou Magic
Rhodes, Jewell Parker
2015, 272 pages
Present    Louisiana
Protagonist Gender: female

The Elephant’s Girl
Rimmington, Celesta
2020, 336 pages
Present    Nebraska
Protagonist Gender: female

Tips for Magicians
Rimmington, Celesta
2021, 368 pages
fiction Present    Utah
Protagonist Gender: male

The Coffin Quilt: The Feud Between the Hatfields and the Mccoys
Rinaldi, Ann
2001, 240 pages
Past    Kentucky, West Virginia
Protagonist Gender: female

The Boy Who Saved Baseball
Ritter, John H.
2005, 224 pages
Present    California
Protagonist Gender: male

Canary in the Coal Mine
Rosenberg, Madelyn
2013, 192 pages
Past (1930s)    West Virginia
Protagonist Gender: male

Missing May
Rylant, Cynthia
1992, 128 pages
Newbery Medal
Present    West Virginia
Protagonist Gender: female

Rosetown
Rylant, Cynthia
2018, 160 pages
Past (1972)    Indiana
Protagonist Gender: female

Rosetown Summer
Rylant, Cynthia
2021, 96 pages
Past (1972)    Indiana
Protagonist Gender: female

Horse Girl
Seim, Carrie
2021, 240 pages
Present    Nebraska
Protagonist Gender: female

Zora and Me: The Cursed Ground
Simon, T. R.
2018, 272 pages
Whippoorwill
Past (1900)    Alabama
Protagonist Gender: female

Counting By 7s
Sloan, Holly Goldberg
2013, 416 pages
Present    California
Protagonist Gender: female

The Elephant in the Room
Sloan, Holly Goldberg
2021, 256 pages
Present    Oregon
Protagonist Gender: female

The Truce
Smibert, Angie
2020, 208 pages
Past (1942)    Appalachia
Protagonist Gender: female

Bone’s Gift: Ghosts of Ordinary Objects
Smibert, Angie
2018, 256 pages
Whippoorwill
Past (1942)    Virginia
Protagonist Gender: female

Lingering Echoes: Ghosts of Ordinary Objects
Smibert, Angie
2020, 192 pages
Past (1942)    Virginia
Protagonist Gender: female

Ebb & Flow
Smith, Heather
2018, 232 pages
Present    Canada
Protagonist Gender: male

Coop Knows the Scoop
Souders, Taryn
2020, 304 pages
Present    Georgia
Protagonist Gender: male

August Isle
Standish, Ali
2019, 384 pages
Present    Florida
Protagonist Gender: female

The Ethan I Was Before
Standish, Ali
2017, 384 pages
Present    Georgia
Protagonist Gender: male

How to Disappear Completely
Standish, Ali
2020, 400 pages
Present    North Carolina
Protagonist Gender: female

The Mending Summer
Standish, Ali
2021, 368 pages
Present    North Carolina
Protagonist Gender: female

Georgia Rules
Steveson, Nanci Turner
2017, 272 pages
Present    Vermont
Protagonist Gender: female

Lizzie Flying Solo
Steveson, Nanci Turner
2019, 324 pages
Present    Connecticut
Protagonist Gender: female

Swing Sideways
Steveson, Nanci Turner
2016, 304 pages
fiction Present    New York
Protagonist Gender: female

The Summer of Bad Ideas
Stewart, Kiera
2017, 304 pages
Present    Florida
Protagonist Gender: female

Roll with it
Sumner, Jamie
2019, 272 pages
Present    Oklahoma
Protagonist Gender: female

The Wish andthe Peacock
Swore, Wendy S.
2020, 336 pages
Present    Idaho
Protagonist Gender: female

A Kind of Paradise
Tan, Amy Rebecca
2019, 300 pages
ILA book awards honor
Present    Pennsylvania
Protagonist Gender: female

The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing
Turnage, Sheila
2014, 368 pages
Present    North Carolina
Protagonist Gender: female, male

The Law of Finders Keepers
Turnage, Sheila
2019, 368 pages
Present    North Carolina
Protagonist Gender: female, male

The Odds of Getting Even
Turnage, Sheila
2015, 368 pages
Present    North Carolina
Protagonist Gender: female, male

Three Times Lucky
Turnage, Sheila
2012, 336 pages
Newbery Honor
Present    North Carolina
Protagonist Gender: female, male

Last in a Long Line of Rebels
Tyre, Lisa Lewis
2015, 304 pages
Present    Tennessee
Protagonist Gender: female

Hope inthe Holler
Tyre, Lisa Lewis
2018, 240 pages
Present    Kentucky
Protagonist Gender: female

Moon Over Manifest
Vanderpool, Clare
2010, 384 pages
Newbery Medal
Past (1930s)    Kansas
Protagonist Gender: female

A Blind Guide to Stinkville
Vrabel, Beth
2015, 280 pages
ILA book awards honor
Present    South Carolina
Protagonist Gender: female

Bringing Me Back
Vrabel, Beth
2018, 256 pages
Present    West Virginia
Protagonist Gender: male

Caleb and Kit
Vrabel, Beth
2017, 273 pages
fiction Present  
Protagonist Gender: female, male

Why Can’t I Be You?
Walker, Melissa
2018, 208 pages
Present  
Protagonist Gender: female

Belle Prater’s Boy
White, Ruth
1996, 224 pages
Newbery Honor
Past (1954)    Virginia
Protagonist Gender: female

Little Audrey
White, Ruth
2008, 145 pages
Past (1948)    Virginia
Protagonist Gender: female

The Search for Belle Prater
White, Ruth
2005, 169 pages
Past (1955)    Virginia
Protagonist Gender: female

The Treasure of Way Down Deep
White, Ruth
2013, 198 pages
Past (1944)    West Virginia
Protagonist Gender: female

Way Down Deep
White, Ruth
2007, 224 pages
Past    West Virginia
Protagonist Gender: female

Prairie Thief
Wiley, Melissa
2012, 224 pages
fiction Past (1880s)    Colorado
Protagonist Gender: female

The Nerviest Girl in the World
Wiley, Melissa
2020, 208 pages
Past (1900 or so)    California
Protagonist Gender: female

Gone Crazy in Alabama
Williams-Garcia, Rita
2015, 320 pages
Coretta Scott King Award
Past (1970)    Alabama
Protagonist Gender: female

Beyond the Bright Sea
Wolk, Lauren
2017, 320 pages
Past    Massachusetts
Protagonist Gender: female

Echo Mountain
Wolk, Lauren
2020, 368 pages
Past (1930s)    Maine
Protagonist Gender: female

Wolf Hollow
Wolk, Lauren
2016, 320 pages
Newbery Honor
Past    Pennsylvania
Protagonist Gender: female

Alice’s Farm
Wood, Mary Rose
2021, 368 pages
Present  
Protagonist Gender: female

Owl’s Outstanding Donuts
Yardi, Robin
2019, 232 pages
Present    California
Protagonist Gender: female

Forever this Summer
Youngblood, Leslie C.
2021, 336 pages
Present    Louisiana
Protagonist Gender: female