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Elana Kuczynski Arnold is a children's and young adult author. Her books include Infandous (Carolrhoda Lab, 2015), A Boy Called Bat (Walden Pond Press, 2017) and What Girls Are Made Of (Carolrhoda Lab, 2017). What Girls Are Made Of is a finalist for the 2017 National Book Award for Young People's Literature. Her novel Damsel was named a Michael L. Printz Award Honor title in 2019.

Early life

Arnold attended college at University of California, Davis and University of California, Irvine, then earned a Master's in English from the University of California, Davis in 1998.


Young adult novels

  • Sacred (2012)
  • Burning (2013)
  • Splendor (2013)
  • Infandous (2015)
  • What Girls Are Made Of (2017)
  • Damsel (2018)
  • Red Hood (2020)

Children's books

  • The Question of Miracles (2015)
  • Far From Fair (2016)
  • A Boy Called Bat (2017)
  • Bat and the Waiting Game (2018)
  • Bat and the End of Everything (2019)
  • What Riley Wore (2019)
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