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BOB 2022-23

 America’s Battle of the Books is a reading incentive program for students in 3rd thru 12th grades. Students read books and come together, usually in groups, to demonstrate their abilities and to test their knowledge of the books they have read. Check the lists below for this year’s books. For more information, visit their home page by clicking HERE

Grades 3-4:

The Chalk Box Kid by Clyde R. Bulla

Seven Wonders of Sassafras Springs by Betty G. Birney

The Wild Robot by Peter Brown

Wanted… Mud Blossom by Betsy Byars

Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher by Bruce Coville

Moo by Sharon Creech

Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper

The Original Adventures of Hank the Cowdog by John R. Erickson

Pocket Full of Colors by Amy Guglielmo

The Million Dollar Shot by Dan Gutman

Bearstone by Will Hobbs

Earthquake Terror by Peg Kehret

Henry’s Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground by Ellen Levine

Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School and Other Scary Things by Lenore Look

A Handful of Stars by Cynthia Lord

All About Sam by Lois Lowry

Helen’s Big World: The Life of Helen Keller by Doreen Rappaport

The Best School Year Ever by Barbara Robinson

Rowan of Rin by Emily Rodda

Each Little Bird that Sings by Deborah Wiles

5th & 6th Grade

The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barhnill

Ruby Holler by Sharon Creech

City of Ember: the First Book of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau

Fortunately, the Milk by Neil Gaiman

Found by Margaret P. Haddix

Ida B: . . . and Her Plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster, and (Possibly) Save the World by Katherine Hannigan

Regarding the Fountain: A Tale, in Letters, of Liars and Leaks by Klise K. & Klise, M. Sarah

Worth by A. LaFaye

Savvy by Ingrid Law

Rules by Cynthi Lord

Snow Treasure by Marie McSwigan

War Horse by Michael Morpurgo

The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen

Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

Summer of the Monkeys by Wilson Rawls

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by JK Rowling

Night of the Twisters by Ivy Ruckman

Who Was Walt Disney by Whitney Stewart