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LARC Mocks: 2022 Non-Fiction

Working list of starred reviews to be considered for the Mock Caldecott and Newbery Award

2022 Non-Fiction

Acevedo, Elizabeth.  Inheritance: A Visual Poem.  BL 4/1/22, PW 4/18/22

Alary, Laura. The Astronomer Who Questioned Everything: The Story of Maria Mitchell.  SLJ 6/22

Alsaid, Adi. Before Takeoff. PW 5/16/22

Atkiins, Jeannine. Hidden Powers: Lise Meitner's Call to Science. SLJ 3/22

Atkinson, Rick.  The British Are Coming (Young Readers Edition).  BL 5/1/22

Baptiste, Tracey. Because Claudette. PW 11/29/21, K 2/15/22, SLJ 12/21

Barr, Catherine.  The Wolves of Yellowstone: A Rewilding Story.  BL 3/1/22

Bowen, Fred.  Hardcourt: Stories from 75 Years of the National Basketball Association.  BL 12/15/21

Brew-Hammond, Nana Ekua. Blue: A History of the Color as Deep as the Sea and as Wide as the Sky. PW 1/10/22, BCCB 1/22

Brouwer, Sigmund.  Trapped in Terror Bay: Solving the Mystery of the Lost Franklin Expedition.  BL 2/1/22

Bulion, Leslie.  Serengeti: Plains of Grass.  SLJ 3/22, BL 4/15/22

Burns, Loree Griffin.  Honeybee Rescue: A Backyard Drama. K 5/1/22, SLJ 6/22

Caldwell, Stella.  Pride: an Inspirational History of the LBGTQ+  Movement. SLJ 4/22, K 5/1/22

Calvin, Alec.  How to Bake a Universe.  BL 2/1/22

Castrovilla, Selene.  Seeking Freedom: The Untold Story of Fortress Monroe and the Ending of Slavery in America.  BL 11/1-15/21

Cheng, Eugenia.  Bake Infinite Pie with X + Y.  BL 2/15/22

Crossley-Holland, Kevin. Across the Rainbow Bridge: Stories of Norse Gods and Humans. HB 1 -2/22

Crull, Kelly.  Washed Ashore: Making Art from Ocean Plastic.  BL 3/1/22

Culley, Betty. The Name She Gave Me. PW 5/16/22

Duling, Kaitlyn. Coolest Collections.  BL 4/1/22

Dunlap, Julie.  I Begin With Spring: The Life and Seasons of Henry David Thoreau.  K 1/1/22, SLJ 4/22

Dyson, Michael Eric. and Marc Favreau. Unequal: A Story of America. PW 4/18/22

Esbaum, Jill. Jack Knight's Brave Flight: How One Gutsy Pilot Saved the U.S. Air Mail Service. PW 12/20/21

Farrell, Mary Cronk.  Close-Up on War: The Story of Pioneering Photojournalist Catherine Leroy in Vietnam.  BL 2/1/22

Fleming, Candace.  Murder among Friends: How Leopold and Loeb Tried to Commit the Perfect Crime.  PW 1/31/22, BL 2/15/22

Fleming, Candace.  The Tide Pool Waits.  BL 3/1/22, PW 5/16/22, SLJ 5/22

Forest, Kristina. Zyla & Kai. PW 5/16/22

Freedman, Deborah.  Tiny Dino.  K 5/1/11

French, Jess.  Bella Loves Bugs.  BL 4/1/22

Friddell, Claudia.  To the Front!  Clara Barton Braves the Battle of Antietam.  BL 2/1/22

Ganeri, Anita.  Forest Fighter: The Story of Chico Mendes. SLJ 3/22

Gladden, Yolanda. When the Schools Shut Down: A Young Girl's Story of Virginia's "Lost Generation" and the Brown v. Board of Education Topeka Decision. PW 11/29/21

Gibbons, Gail.  Volcanoes.  K 12/1/21

Goldberg, Amanda.  Bottle Tops: The Art of El Anatsui.  BL 5/15/22

Gorman, Amanda.  Call Us What We Carry.  BL 3/1/22

Gottlieb, Iris.  Seeing Gender: An Illustrated Guide to Identity and Expression.  BL 4/15/22

Gravel, Elise with Mykaell Blais.  Pink, Blue, and You! Questions for Kids About Gender Stereotypes.  SLJ 2/22

Grill, William.  Bandoola: The Great Elephant Rescue.  BL 3/1/22

Hagen, Hans.  You Are the Loveliest.  K 5/15/22

Harvey, Jeanne Walker.  Ablaze with Color: A Story of Painter Alma Thomas.  BL 1/1-15/22, SLJ 2/22

Henderson, Robert M.  Quick Guide to Anime and Manga. SLJ 2/22

Hopgood, Tim. My Big Book of Outdoors. SLJ 5/22

Hopkinson, Deborah.  The Deadliest Hurricanes Then and Now.  K 11/1/21, BL 12/1/21

Hughes, Susan. Lights Day and Night: The Science of How Light Works. SLJ 12/21

Jones, Luvvie Ajayi.  Rising Troublemaker:  A Fear-Fighter Manual for Teens.  BL 5/15/22

Kelley, Tera.  Listen to the Language of the Trees: A Story of How Forests Communicate Underground.  BL 3/1/22

Kooser, Ted & Connie Wanek.  Marshmallow Clouds: Two Poets at Play among Figures of Speech.  BL 3/1/22, K 4/15/22, LJS 4/22, PW 4/25/22

Levi, Lia.  Just a Girl: A True Story of World War II.  BL 2/1/22, K 2/15/22

Lewis, Cecily.  Resistance to Slavery: From Escape to Everyday Rebellion.  BL 4/1/22

Madison, Megan & Jessica Ralli.  Yes! No!  A Conversation about Consent.  BL 5/15/22

Makos, Adam.  Spearhead: An American Tank Gunner, His Enemy, and a Collision of Lives in World War I (Adapted for Young Adults).  BL 2/1/22

Marcus, Erica B.  Attention Hijacked: Using Mindfulness to Reclaim Your Brain from Tech.  BL 4/15/22

Maralngurra, Gabriel.  A Kunwinjku Counting Book.  K 1/1/22

Martin, Jetta Grace & others.  Freedom!  The Story of the Black Panther Party.  BL 2/1/22

Marwan, Zahra. Where Butterflies Fill the Sky: A Story of Immigration, Family and Finding Home.  SLJ 2/22

Matas, Carol.  Who's Looking? How Animals See the World. SLJ 5/22

Meganck, Margaux.  People are Wild.  K 2/15/22

McAnulty, Stacy.  Save the People! Halting Human Extinction.  K 3/15/22

McCarthy, Cory. Hope is an Arrow: The Story of Lebanese-American Poet Khalil Gibran. PW 4/25/22

McDonnell, Christine.  Sanctuary: Kip Tiernan and Rosie's Place, the Nation's First Shelter for Women.  K 5/15/22

McGee, Randel.  Zhang Heng and the Earthquake Detector.  BL 2/1/22

Mina, An Xiao and Lee, Jennifer.  The Hanmoji Handbook: Your Guide to the Chinese Language Through Emoji.  K 5/1/22

Moss, Marissa.  The Woman Who Split the Atom: The Life of Lise Meitner.  BL 2/15/22

Nature and Me: A Guide to the Joys and Excitements of the Outdoors. SLJ 3/22

Nelson, Marilyn. August Savage: The Shape of a Sculptor's Life. PW 11/29/21, HB 1 -2/22

Neruda, Pablo.  Book of Questions: Selections.  K 3/1/22, PW 4/25/22

Novgorodoff, Danica.  Alexander von Humboldt: Explorer, Naturalist, and Environmental Pioneer.  BL 3/1/22

Olson, Gillia M.  Curious about UFOs.  BL 4/1/22

Parachini, Jodie.  HeroRat!  Magawa, a Lifesaving Rodent.  BL 4/15/22

Parra, John. Growing An Artist: The Story of a Landscaper and His Son.  K 3/15/22

Percival, Kari. How to Say Hello to a Worm: A First Guide to Outside. PW 12/20/21

Peterson, Lois.  Shelter: Homelessness in Our Community. SLJ 12/21

Pincus, Meeg.  So Much More to Helen!  The Passions and Pursuits of Helen Keller.  BL 5/1/22

Pincus, Meeg.  Make Way for Animals! SLJ 5/22

Pinkney, Andrea Davis.  Because of You, John Lewis: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship.  K  5/1/22

Poliquin, Rachel. The Strangest Thing in the Sea: And Other Curious Creatures of the Deep.  SLJ 12/21

Portis, Antoinette. A Seed Grows. PW 3/28/22

Pringle, Laurence. The Secret Life of the Sea Otter.  SLJ 6/22

Reynolds, Jason and Jason Griffin. My Name is Jason. Mine Too.: Our Story. Our Way. PW 5/9/22

Roach, Mary.  Packing for Mars for Kids.  BL 12/1/21

Roberts, Barbara Carroll. A Rose Named Peace: How Francis Meilland Created a Flower of Hope for a World at War.  SLJ 6/22

Robinson, Fiona. Out of the Shadows: How Lotte Reiniger Made the First Animated Fairytale Movie. BCCB 12/21

Rockliff, Mara.  Sweet Justice: Georgia Gilmore and the Montgomery Bus Boycott.  BL 11/1-15/21

Rockliff, Mara.  A Perfect Fit: How Lena "Lane" Bryant Changed the Shape of Fashion.  BL 2/15/22

Rolle, Sojourner Kincaid.  Free at Last: A Juneteenth Poem.  BL 4/15/22

Root, Phyllis. Celia Planted a Garden: The Story of Celia Thaxter and Her Island Garden. K 3/15/22

Rosen, Michael. On the Move: Home is Where You Find It  K 12/1/21

Saad, Layla F.  Me and White Supremacy: Young Readers' Edition.  BL 2/1/22

Sanchez, Anita. Hello, Puddle!  PW 1/17/22

Sanderson, Ruth.  A Storm of Horses: The Story of Artist Rosa Bonheur.  BL 2/1/22. SLJ 3/22

Sayre, April Pulley. Happy Sloth Day! PW 5/16/22

Schaefer, Lola M. Life, Mix, Fling! Machines Can Do Anything. PW 4/4/22

Schofield-Morrison, Connie.  Stitch by Stitch: Elizabeth Hobbs Keckly Sews Her Way to Freedom.  K 12/1/21

Seltzer, Olivia.  Cramm This Book: So You Know WTF Is Going on in the World Today.  BL 1/1-15/22

Stanley, Diane.  Alice Waters Cooks Up a Food Revolution.  BL 12/15/21

Steen, David A.  Rewilding: Bringing Wildlife Back Where it Belongs.  K 5/15/22

Stein, Joshua David. Solitary Animals: Introverts of the Wild. HB 1 -2/22

Taylor, Candacy.  Overground Railroad: The Green Book and the Roots of Black Travel in America (Young Reader's Edition).  BL 12/1/21

Thomas, Dana.  Fashionopolis (Young Reader's Edition): The Secrets Behind the Clothes We Wear.  BL 12/1/21

Thomson, Sarah.  A Pandemic is Worldwide.  SLJ 12/21

Turke, Rosemarie Lengsfeld & Garrett L. Turke.  American Shoes: A Refugee's Story.  BL 2/1/22

Turner, Pamela S.  How to Build a Human in Seven Evolutionary Steps.  K 12/15/21, BL 4/15/22

Weatherford, Carole Boston. The Faith of Elijah Cummings: The North Star of Equal Justice. PW 11/29/21

Weatherford, Carole Boston.  Call Me Miss Hamilton: One Woman's Case for Equity and Respect.  BL 2/1/22

Weidensaul, Scott.  A Warbler's Journey.  BL 3/1/22

Williams, Zac. Spooky Snacks and Treats: Frightfully Fun Halloween Recipes for Kids  SLJ 6/22

Wilson, Mark.  The Snowy Owl Scientist.  BL 3/1/22

Yang, Kelly.  Yes We Will: Asian Americans Who Shaped This Country.  K 4/15/22, BL 5/1/22

Yellowhorn, Eldon  & Kathy Lowinger.  Sky Wolf's Call: The Gift of Indigenous Knowledge.  K 3/15/22, BL 5/1/22

Zimmer, Marc.  Science and the Skeptic: Discerning Fact from Fiction.  BL 2/1/22, SLJ 3/22

Zimmerman, Laura K.  Mushroom Rain. SLJ 3/22

Zoboi, Ibi.  Star Child: A Biographical Constellation of Octavia Estelle Butler.  BL 2/1/22, K 3/15/22, SLJ 3/22