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Battle of the Books

General Information

Battle of the Books is a voluntary reading incentive program done at home for all students in 3rd – 6th grades that want to participate. The purpose is simply to encourage students to read a variety of good books, explore different genres and have fun while competing with their peers.

Those that sign up to be on a team will have a “Battle” on Tuesday, March 20th for grades 3rd&4th @ 9:00 am and 5th&6th @ 10:30 am in the gym.

All those that sign up will receive a ‘ Story Map’ that they can fill out as they read their books. When a book is read and a story map is completed, student's can bring the story map and their bookmark to the librarians at school to be checked off and pick up a new story map. For every 5 books read, an incentive will be given. - Story Maps are done individually and a student does not need to participate on a team to read the books and receive incentives.


3rd and 4th Book List

The One and Only Ivan by: Applegate, Katherine

Mr. Popper’s Penguins by: Atwater, Richard

Lincoln and Kennedy a Pair to Compare by: Barretta, Gene

Freckle Juice by: Blume, Judy

Bobbie the Wonder Dog by: Brown, Tricia

Tornado by: Byar, Betsy

Muggie Maggie by: Cleary, Beverly

Tricking the Tallyman by: Davies, Jacqueline

Because of Winn-Dixie by: DiCamillo, Kate

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

By the Great Horn Spoon! by: Fleischman, Sid

Boxes for Katje by: Fleming, Candace

My Father’s Dragon by: Gannett, Ruth Stiles

Sheep by: Gobbs, Valerie

Clementine by: Pennypacker, Sara

Knights of the Kitchen Table by: Scieszka, Jon

Brothers at Bat: The True Story of an Amazing All-Brother Baseball Team by: Vernick, Audrey

Boxcar Children by: Warner, Gertrude

Charlotte’s Web by: White, E.B.

You Never Heard of Sandy Koufax?! By: Winter, Jonah

5th and 6th Book List

The White Mountains (TripodsSeries #1) by: Christopher, John

Ice Magic by: Christopher, Matt

What's the Big Idea, Ben Franklin? By: Fritz, Jean

My Side of the Mountain by: George, Jean

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by: Grabenstein, Chris

Redwall (Redwall Series #1) by: Jacques, Brian

Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer by: Jones, Kelly

Harry's Mad by: King-Smith, Dick

Masterminds by: Korman, Gordon

A Wrinkle in Time by: L’Engle, Madeleine

Ella Enchanted by: Levine, Gail Carson

Number the Stars by: Lowry, Lois

Nim's Island by: Orr, Wendy

Wonder by: Palacio, R.J.

Hatchet by: Paulsen, Gary

Scared Stiff by: Roberts, Willo Davis

Esperanza Rising by: Ryan, Pam Munoz

On the Banks of Plum Creek by: Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Love, Ruby Lavender by: Wiles, Deborah

Castle in the Attic by: Winthrop, Elizabeth