Battle of the Books

July 14, 2016

ESU 11 has announced the books for the 2016-1017 Battle of the Books. 

This program has students read books from a booklist through-out the school year and complete activities.  Students who have fulfilled the criteria then meet one day at the ESU.  This past year, students were able to skype with authors and competed on the books they read.  If students would like to get a jump on the reading, below are the books: 

 

3rd thru 5th

Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt The League of Seven by Alan Gratz

Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt Absolutely Almost by Lisa Graff

Summer of the Monkeys by Wilson Rawls El Deafo by Cece Bell

The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate Life on Mars by Jennifer Brown

Ungifted by Gordon Korman Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate

A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park Woods Runner by Gary Paulsen

 

6th thru 8th

Hunt for the Bamboo Rat by Graham Salisbury Independent Study by Joelle Charbonneau

Code of Honor by Alan Gratz Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

The Family Romanov by Candace Fleming The Trouble in Me by Jack Gantos

The Lost Hero by Rick Rjordan Moon over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool

The Giver by Lois Lowry The Brooklyn Nine by Alan Gratz

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee Forged by Fire by Sharon M. Draper

 

3rd thru 8th

The Summer I saved the World in 65 Days by Michele Weber Hurwitz Beneath by Roland Smith

Al Capone does my shirts by Gennifer Choldenko Losers take all by David Klass

Wonder by R.J. Palacio Night of the Twisters by Ivy Ruckman

Saving Mr. Terupt by Rob Buyea Blackbird Fly by Erin Entrada Kelly

 

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