Battle of the Books

                                  Battle of the Books will be held on April 21st for 3-5th graders and May 4th for 6-8th graders
                                                   Donna Jo Cody, the Worcester Central School librarian is organizing the Battle.

                                                                                              6-8th grade team names:
                                                                                The Genre, Novel Ninjas, Book Shreaders
                                                                                               3-5th grade team names:
                                                                                      Reading Rocks, The Rock’n Readers

Books are available at both Worcester & Schenevus schools with extras being provided if needed by the Worcester-Schenevus Library.                        

Book list for 3-5 grades:
The Strange Case of Origami Yoda, by Tom Angleberger
The Secret School by Avi
El Deafo by Cece Bell
Step Right Up: How Doc & Jim Key Taught the World About Kindness by Donna Bowman
Who is Malala Yousafzai? by Dinah Brown
Because of Mr. Terupt by Rob Buyea
A Week in the Woods by Andrew Clements
The Boy on the Porch by Sharon Creech
Flora & Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo
The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes
The Price of Freedom by Judith Fradin
Escape From Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein
Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai
The Exact location of Home by Kate Messner
Road Trip by Gary Paulsen
Pax by Sarah Pennypacker
Storm Runners by Roland Smith
I Survived Hurricane Katrina by Lauren Tarshis
The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine by Mark Twain
Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White

Book list for 6-8 grades:
Booked by Kwame Alexander
Posted by John Anderson
Crispin, Cross of Lead by Avi
The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill
The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley 
Lion: A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley
A Week in the Woods by Andrew Clements
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
Garvey’s Choice by Nikki Grimes 
The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton 
The Apothecary by Maile Meloy
Wonder by R. J. Palacio
A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park 
Voyage of the Frog by Gary Paulsen
Ghost by Jason Reynolds
Lizzie Bright & the Buckminster Boy by Gary Schmidt
Orbiting Jupiter by Gary Schmidt
Bomb, The Race to Build & Steal the Wold’s Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin
The Warden’s Daughter by Jerry Spinelli 
Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk