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Battle of the Books

2016-2017 Battle of the Books

(Zone Battle Competition: April 20, 2017)

Welcome to the 2016-2017 Battle of the Books Reading Program.

Our school will be participating in the district wide "Battle of the Books" at Chute Lake Elementary on April 20, 2017.


The goals of this reading program are to encourage the love of reading and to expose students to a variety of authors and genres.


Book List (by Grade)

​Grade 3/​4

Mr. Popper's Penguins (Richard Atwater)

Nasty, Stinky Sneakers (Eve Bunting)

Prince of the Pond (Donna Napoli)

Tua & the Elephant (R.P. Harris)

The War With Grandpa (Robert Kimmel Smith)

Because of Winn-Dixie (Kate DiCamillo)

The Contest (Caroline Stellings)

Fabled Fourth Graders Of Aesop Elementary (C. Fleming)

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane (Kate DiCamillo)


Grade 5

Among the Hidden (Margaret Peterson Haddix)

Chasing the Falconers (Gordon Korman)

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library (Chris Grabenstein)

Firegirl (Tony Abbott)

Flora & Ulysses (Kate DiCamillo)

The Last Dragonslayer (Jasper Fforde)

Shadow (Michael Morpurgo)

Sister's Grimm: The Fairy-Tale Detectives, Book 1 (Michael Buckley)

White Jade Tiger (Julie Lawson)


Grade 6

Between Heaven and Earth (Eric Walters)

Gregor the Overlander (Suzanne Collins)

The Hobbit (Graphic Novel) (J.R.R. Tolkien)

Holes (Louis Sachar)

Invitation to the Game (Monica Hughes)

The Last Dog on Earth (Daniel Ehrenehft)

Loot (Jude Watson)

Mango-Shaped Space (Wendy Maas)

Where the Red Fern Grows (Wilson Rawls)