Posted in 2013-2014 Club, Not Mock Newbery

Kicks: Saving the Team, by Alex Morgan

Saving the teamThe Kicks series
Summary: After moving to California, seventh-grader Devin is afraid she will not make the soccer team but finds, instead, a team is so bad that she is compelled to take the lead and turn it into something the players and coach can all be proud of.

Simon & Schuster

Posted in 2011-2012 Club, Not Mock Newbery

The Centaur’s Daughter, by Ellen Jensen Abbott

Summary: Two years after arriving in Watersmeet, Abisina, now seventeen, questions her decision to take a leadership role as the struggle to provide for refugees, some of whom hate others, threatens the folks’ very survival.

Marshall Cavendish