Battle of the Books


Important Documents and Information for Students

Students-This is a very valuable website but remember to check the Battle of the Books Google Classroom that we established.  There are many additional resources located there to help you prepare for the Battle. 

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2018-2019 5th & 6th Grades
Battle of the Books List
Created by NJASL’s Battle of the Books Committee
The Fairy-Tale Detectives (Sisters Grimm #1) by Michael Buckley
My Teacher is an Alien by Bruce Coville
Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer by John Grisham
The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm
Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson
Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio by Peg Kehret
Ungifted by Gordon Korman
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
Rain Reign by Ann M. Martin
Kensuke’s Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo
Riding Freedom by Pam Muñoz Ryan
Shooting Kabul by N.H. Senzai
Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli
Niagara Falls or Does It? By Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver
2018-2019 7th & 8th Grade
Battle of the Books List
Created by NJASL’s Battle of the Books Committee
Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett
Absolute Pressure by Sigmund Brouwer
Matched by Ally Condie
Marley: A Dog Like No Other by John Grogan
The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
Believe: The Victorious Story of Eric LeGrand (Young Readers’ Edition) by Eric LeGrand
How Angel Peterson Got His Name and Other Outrageous
Tales About Extreme Sports by Gary Paulsen
Flygirl by Sherri L. Smith
Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie by Jordan Sonnenblick
Outcasts United: The Story of a Refugee Soccer Team that Changed a Town by Warren St. John
When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead
Homecoming by Cynthia Voigt
Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
Soldier X by Don Wulffson
Elsewhere by Gabrielle Zevin


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