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Battle of the Books 2017/2018

Battle of the books is an exciting extra- curricular event for students in grades 4 to 8. Those who wish to participate are required to read ten novels and to practice answering questions about those books. The book release date is near the end of October and the students have until February to read all the books. After that the teams practice and get ready for the big competition day in early April. On that day a junior and senior team compete against other schools by answering questions about the novels. Students enjoy the friendly competition and get enthused about reading. 

Junior Books (Grades 4-6)

The City of EmbersT by Jeanne DuPrau
Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo
Pax by Sara Pennypacker
Saving Zasha by Randi Barrow
The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
I Want to go Home by Gordon Korman
The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick
Kite Fighters by Linda Sue Park
Rules by Cynthia Lord
Storm Runners by Roland Smith

Senior Books (Grades 7-8)

The Scourge by Jennifer Nielsen
Shattered by Eric Walters
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry
Boys Without Names by Kashmira Sheth
Undergrounders by David Skuy
The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi
The Heaven Shop by Deborah Ellis
Okay for Now by Gary Schmidt
The Boy Who Dared by Susan Campbell Bartoletti