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 years books. For more information, visit their home page by clicking HERE.

3rd & 4th

Reading List

Title Author
The One and Only Ivan Applegate, Katherine
Mr. Popper’s Penguins Atwater, Richard
Lincoln and Kennedy: A Pair to Compare Barretta, Gene
Freckle Juice Blume, Judy
Bobbie the Wonder Dog: a true story Brown, Tricia
Tornado Byars, Betsy
Muggie Maggie Cleary, Beverly
The Lemonade War Davies, Jacqueline
Because of Winn-Dixie DiCamillo, Kate
Phineas L. MacGuire…Erupts! The First Experiment Dowell, Frances
Boxes for Katje Fleming, Candace
My Father’s Dragon Gannett, Ruth Stiles
The Infamous Ratsos LaReau, Kara
Nim’s Island Orr, Wendy
Clementine Pennypacker, Sara
Knights of the Kitchen Table Scieszka, Jon
I Survived The Great Molasses Flood, 1919 Tarshis, Lauren
Boxcar Children Warner, Gertrude
Charlotte’s Web White, E.B.
You Never Heard of Sandy Koufax Winter, Jonah

5th & 6th Grade

Reading List

Title Author
The White Mountains Christopher, John
Ice Magic Christopher, Matt
Who was Neil Armstrong? Edwards, Roberta
What’s the Big Idea, Ben Franklin? Fritz, Jean
My Side of the Mountain George, Jean Craighead
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library Grabenstein, Chris
Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farm Jones, Kelly
Masterminds Korman, Gordon
A Wrinkle in Time L’Engle, Madeleine
Ella enchanted Levine, Gail Carson
Number the Stars Lowry, Lois
The Mad Wolf’s Daughter Magras, Diane
Wonder Palacio, R.J.
Hatchet Paulsen, Gary
Scared Stiff Roberts, Willo Davis
Esperanza Rising Ryan, Pam Munoz
Holes Sachar, Louis
Brothers at Bat Vernick, Audrey
Love, Ruby Lavender Wiles, Deborah
The Castle in the Attic Winthrop, Elizabeth