2017-2018 Battle of the Books, ESU #11

2017-2018 Battle of the Books, ESU #11

This program has students read books from a booklist throughout 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:


Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys

Hour of the Bees by Lindsay Eagar

As Brave as You by Jason Reynolds

The Girl who drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill

Ghost by Jason Reynolds

Micheal Vey: Fall of Hades by Richard Paul Evans

Fuzzy Mud by Louis Sachar

Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis

House Arrest by K.A. Holt

Booked by Kwame Alexander

Baker’s Magic by Diane Zahler

All the Answers by Kate Messner


The Boys who Challenged Hitler by Phillip Hoose

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

A Night Divided by Jennifer A. Nielsen

The Darkest Hour by Caroline Tung Richmond

Heartless by Marissa Meyer

Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry

Mutation by Roland Smith

Samurai Rising by Pamela S. Turner and Gareth Hinds

A Dog’s Purpose by W.Bruce Cameron

Surviving the Applewhites by Stephanie S. Tolan

Cress by Marissa Meyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain


Pax by Sara Pennypacker

Prisoner B-3087 by Alan Gratz

Slacker by Gordon Korman

Zero Day by Jan Gangsei

The View from Saturday by E. L. Konigsburg

Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

Mark of the Thief by Jennifer A. Nielsen

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

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