Battle of the Books


Book list for 3-5 grades:

Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
Out of the Wild Night by Blue Balliet
My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George
Wonder by R.J.Palacio
Wishtree by Katherine Applegate
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert O’Brien
Matilda by Road Dahl
Stick Dog by Tom Watson
I Survived the American Revolution by Lauren Tarshis
Dying to Meet You 43 Cemetery Road by kate Kline
Bob by Wendy Mass
Amulet by Kazuhiro Kiuishi
Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer by Kelly Jones
Finding Winnie. The True Story of the World’s Most Famous Bear by Lindsay Mattick
The Incredible Yet True Adventures of Alexander von Humboldt by Volker Mehnert and Claudia Lieb
Ms. Bixby’s Last Day by Raina Telgmeier
The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes
Beezus and Ramona by Beverly Clearly

Book list for 6-8 grades:

The Boy at the Back of the Class by Onjali Rauf
Tuesday’s at the Castle by Jessica Day George
Restart by Gordon Korman
The Loser’s Club by Andrew Clements
The Great Fire by Jim Murphy
Pieces and Players by Blue Balliet
True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp by Kathi Appelt
Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed
Fish in a Tree by Lynda Hunt
Jack: The True Story of Jack & the Beanstalk by Liesl Shurtliff
The War that Saved my Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
The End of the World and Beyond by Avi
Louisiana’s Way Home by Kate DiCamillo
The Night Diary by Veera Hiranandani
Word of Mouse by James Patterson
Orphan Island by Laurel Snyder
Lawn Boy Returns by Gary Paulsen
Refugee by Alan Gratz
Invisible Emmie by Terri Libenson
Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson