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Battle of the Books

                                                                                       Battle of the Books


America's Battle of the Books is a voluntary reading incentive program for students in grades 3-12. The purpose is simply to encourage students to read good books and have fun while competing with peers.


Official 2020-2021 Title Lists


Grade 3-5 Division

  • Before They Were Authors by Elizabeth Haidle
  • Bob by Wendy Mass & Rebecca Stead
  • A Boy Called Bat by Elana K. Arnold
  • Changeling by William Ritter
  • El Deafo by Cece Bell
  • Fatty Legs by Christy Jordan-Fenton & Margaret Pokiak-Fenton
  • Front Dest by Kelly Yang
  • The Night Fairy by Laura Amy Schlitz
  • Nine, Ten: A September 11th Story by Nora Raleigh Baskin
  • Power Forward by Hena Khan
  • Small Spaces by Katherine Arden
  • Space Case by Stuart Gibbs
  • Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer by Kelly Jones
  • The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street by Karina Yan Glasser
  • Wolf Called Wanter by Rosanne Parry


Grade 6-8 Division

  • Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed
  • Amina's Voice by Hena Khan
  • Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes
  • Greenglass House by Kate Milford
  • If I Ever Get Oout of Here by Eric Gansworth
  • Mark of the Thief by Jennifer A. Nielsen
  • The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl by Stacy McAnulty
  • Moving Target by Christina Diaz Gonzalez
  • The Next Great Paulie Fink by Ali Benjamin
  • No Fixed Address by Susan nielsen
  • Refugee by Alan Gratz
  • Sal and Gabi Break the Universe by Carlos Hernandez
  • Skulduggery Pleasant by Derek Landy
  • Squint by Chad Morris & Shelly Brown
  • Undefeated by Steve Sheinkin


Grade 9-12 Division

  • The 57 Bus by Dashka Slater
  • Blood Water Paint by Joy McCullough
  • The Bone Houses by Emily Lloyd-Jones
  • Darius the Great is Not okay by Adib khorram
  • The Hound of Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Illuminaee by Amie kaufman & Jay Kristoff
  • The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness
  • Pride by Ibi Zoboi
  • Searphina by Rachel Hartman
  • Tash Hearts Tolstoy by Kathryn Ormsbee
  • Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson

Remember that we stock all the battle books year round!