Battle of the Books

Battle of the Books - April 8, 2017
Winterset Middle School
706 W. School St.

Students in 5th-8th grade can form teams of 4 and divide the following list of books among themselves. At the battle, they will be asked questions relating to the books on this list. Students will have to answer with the title of the book and they will get bonus points for also knowing the author. This is a fun contest to promote reading!

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Booklist for Battle of the Books 2016-2017

  • A Snicker of Magic by Natalie Lloyd

  • All the Answers by Kate Messner

  • Chomp by Carl Hiaasen

  • Dash by Kirby Larson

  • Echo by Pam Muñoz Ryan

  • Enchanted Air:  Two Cultures, Two Wings:  A Memoir by Margarita Engle

  • Fantasy League by Mike Lupica

  • Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt

  • The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm

  • Guitar Notes by Mary Amato

  • Honey by Sarah Weeks

  • The Iron Trial by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare

  • Loot by Jude Watson

  • Moxie and the Art of Rule Breaking by Erin Dionne

  • Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse

  • The Port Chicago 50 by Steve Sheinkin

  • Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson

  • This Side of Wild by Gary Paulsen

  • Titanic:  Voices from the Disaster by Deborah Hopkinson

  • The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

  • What We Found in the Sofa and How it Saved the World by Henry Clark

  • When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead

  • Winterling by Sarah Prineas

  • The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare