Current Book List

We are proud to announce the titles for

Battle of the Books 2017-2018

I hope you like our selections as much as we do.

(Orders placed by August 15, 2017 will be mailed on September 1, 2017)


Grades 3-4

Basil of Baker Street by Eve Titus
Brambleheart by Henry Cole
The Case of the Missing Moonstone by Jordan Stratford
Dory Fantasmagory by Abby Hanlon
El Deafo by Cece Bell
The Friendship Garden: green thumbs-up! by Jenny Meyerhoff
Gooseberry Park by Cynthia Rylant
I Survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871 by Lauren Tarshis


Warriors: Into the Wild       by Erin Hunter
Who is Jeff Kinney by Patrick Kinney


Grades 5-6

Breaking Stalin’s Nose by Eugene Yelchin
Connect the Stars by Marisa de los Santos & David Teague
The Dreamer by Pam Munoz Ryan
The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer Holm
The Gammage Cup by Carol Kendall
Lunch Money by Andrew Clements
A Million Ways Home by Dianna Dorisi Winget
Pax by Sara Pennypacker
Took by Mary Downing Hahn
The Turtle of Oman by Naomi Shahib Nye


Grades 7-8

Aliens on Vacation by Clete Barrett Smith
The Great Trouble: a mystery of London, the Blue Death and an boy called Eel by Deborah Hopkinson
The Fairy Tale Matchmaker by E. D. Baker
The Key to Extraordinary by Natalie Lloyd
Kid Owner by Tim Green
No Summit Out of Sight: the true story of the youngest person to climb the seven summits by Jordan Romero with Linda LeBlanc
Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
Seriously Norman  by Chris Raschka
The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle    by Avi
When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead

If you prefer, you may substitute books from previous battles. Please click here for the archive list.