Battle of the Books

A diocesan-wide competition for interested 5th and 6th grade students. Students read from a list of 16 books in a variety of genres. Five students and two alternates will be chosen to compete in a Jeopardy style competition in May. Beginning each January, interested 5th grade students meet during recess with Mrs. Tierney and Mrs. Brooks-Kenney to discuss the books they have read and learn how to compete. Sixth grade students may select Battle of the Books as their third quarter elective.

MYSTERY
The London Eye Mystery by Dowd
The Blackthorn Key by Sands

REALISTIC FICTION
Save Me A Seat by Varadarajan and Weeks
Ghost by Reynolds

NONFICTION
Some Writer! by Sweet
Hidden Figures (Young Readers’ Edition) by Shetterly

FANTASY
The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Barnhill
Ghosts by Telgemeier

HISTORICAL FICTION
A Night Divided by Nielsen
Sweet Home Alaska by Dagg

ADVENTURE
The Wild Robot by Brown
The Doldrums by Gannon

CLASSIC
The Trumpet of the Swan by White
My Side of the Mountain by George

CLA CHOICE
The Staircase by Rinaldi

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