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Battle of the Books

2019-2020 Battle of the Books

(Zone B Battle Competition: Thursday, April 16, 2020

Welcome to the 2019/2020 Battle of the Books Reading Program.

Our school will be participating in the district wide "Battle of the Books" at Black Mountain Elementary on April 16, 2020.


The goals of this reading program are to encourage the love of reading and to expose students to a variety of authors and genres.


Book List (by Grade)

​Grade 4

 Anne of Green Gables (Graphic Novel)  (Mariah Marsden)

Because of Winn Dixie (Kate DiCamillo)

Crenshaw (Katherine Applegate)

Guinea Dog  (Patrick Jennings)

Hunter (Eric Walters)

James and the Giant Peach (Roald Dahl)

The Lemonade War (Jacqueline Davies)

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane (Kate DiCamillo)

Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin (Liesl Shurtliff)


Grade 5

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library  (Chris Grabenstein)

The Fairy-Tale Detectives: The Sisters Grimm (Michael Buckley)

The Fourteenth Goldfish (Jennifer Holm)

Restart (Gordon Korman)

Roller Girl (Graphic Novel)  (Victoria Jamieson)

Rules (Cynthia Lord)

Save Me A Seat (Sarah Weeks)

Shiloh (Phyllis Naylor)

Terror at Turtle Mountain (Penny Draper)