Battle of the Books

  • Battle of the Books is a reading incentive program designed to encourage students to read quality literature.  Volunteers lead and quiz teams of five students through a given set of books.  This program runs from November to March for 3rd - 5th graders.  
                                                  Battle of the Books  

    Books for 2017-2018

     Books for 3rd grade

     The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner

    Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White

    Freckle Juice by Judy Blume

    James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl

    Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder

    Molly’s Pilgrim by Barbara Cohen

    Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Richard Atwater

    My Father’s Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett

    Rise of the Earth Dragon by Tracey West

    Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes by Eleanor Coerr

    Tornado by Betsy Byars

    The World According to Humphrey by Betty Birney



    Books for 4th/5th grade

    Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo

    Phineas L. MacGuire…Erupts! The First Experiment by Frances Dowell

    The Patchwork Quilt by Valerie Flournoy

    Time for Andrew: A Ghost Story by Mary Downing Hahn

    Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

    Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

    Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan

    There’s a Boy in the Girls’ Bathroom by Louis Sachar 

    Love, Ruby Lavender by Deborah Wiles

    The Castle in the Attic by Elizabeth Winthrop

    Clementine by Pennypacker

    Christopher Mouse: The Tale of a Small Traveler by William Wise