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**Battle of the Books**

 

  

What is the Battle of the Books?

This is an activity that promotes and supports reading and in past years the students have been caught up in the spirit of cooperation, collaboration and team rivalry to read as many books as possible. The Battle of the Books kicks off in November with an after-school Read-a-thon. Students can stay after school to eat pizza, read books and win prizes. The actual competition takes place in the spring, but in the meantime students can come down to the LMC and win prizes by answering the Question of the Week or submitting questions that are used for the Question of the Week. 

6th 7th and 8th grade titles

Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery

Awkward by Svetlana Chmakova

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown

Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan

Firegirl by Tony Abbott

Girl, Stolen by April Henry

I am Princess X by Cherie Priest

MVP by Douglas Edwards

Nine, Ten by Nora Raleigh Baskin

No Summit Out of Sight by Jordan Romero

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Rebound by Kwame Alexander

Rot and Ruin by Monathan Maberry

Rules by Cynthia Lord

Shakespeare Stealer by Gary Blackwood

The Supernaturalist by Eoin Colfer

The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan

The Thing About Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin

Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelsen

True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi

The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by Frank L. Baum