Elana K. Arnold
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Elana K. Arnold

ELANA K. ARNOLD writes books for and about children and teens. Her YA novel WHAT GIRLS ARE MADE OF was a finalist for the 2017 National Book Award and the California Book Award and was the winner of the Golden Kite Award; her middle grade novel A BOY CALLED BAT was a 2018 Global Read Aloud selection. Some of her books have been included on the LA Public Library's Best Books of the Year list, the Bank Street Best Book list, the YALSA "Best Fiction for Young Adults" list, have been ALAN picks, and have been selected for inclusion in the Amelia Bloomer Project, and have been Junior Library Guild selections. Her YA novel, INFANDOUS, won the Moonbeam Children's Book Award and the Westchester Fiction Prize. She holds a master's degree in Creative Writing/Fiction from the University of California, Davis and currently lives in Huntington Beach, California, with her husband, two children, and a menagerie of animals. She is represented by Rubin Pfeffer of Rubin Pfeffer Content.

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    • Damsel

    • By: Elana K. Arnold
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Knowelden
    • Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 24

    The rite has existed for as long as anyone can remember: When the king dies, his son the prince must slay a dragon and rescue a damsel to be his bride. When Ama wakes in the arms of Prince Emory, she knows none of this. As Ama follows Emory, however, she discovers not all is as it seems....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • How I love this story!

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-12-18

    Regular price: $27.37

    • A Boy Called Bat

    • By: Elana K. Arnold
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
    • Length: 2 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    For Bixby Alexander Tam (nicknamed Bat), life tends to be full of surprises - some of them good, some not so good. Today, though, is a good-surprise day....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • "Again, again" my five year old

    • By Dawn Latimer on 10-18-18

    Regular price: $13.68

    • What Girls Are Made Of

    • By: Elana K. Arnold
    • Narrated by: Amy Melissa Bentley
    • Length: 5 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    When Nina Faye was 14, her mother told her there was no such thing as unconditional love. Nina believed her. Now she'll do anything for the boy she loves, to prove she's worthy of him....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Inappropriate School Book

    • By Amazon Customer on 08-17-18

    Regular price: $20.99

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