Winner of the 2022 International Proverse Prize, Battle of the Artisans, Irene Bennett’s well-researched historical novel for teens and young adults, tells the first, and quite plausible, creative fiction story of the Bells of Marquis Yi, a Chinese national treasure. Artistic Tangtun in 5th century BCE China crosses wits with powerful men to discover new abilities that rock his Bronze-Age world. What will matter most, his artistic skills, his father’s might, or their realizing the strength of acting together? A rip-roaring adventure highlighting for students the significance of Chinese culture and background of its people.