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Battle of the Books

Battle of the Books
The purpose of the Elementary Battle of the Books program is to encourage reading by all students at the elementary school level. Students are exposed to quality literature representing a variety of literary styles and view points by prominent authors in the area of young adult literature.
Students in 4th, 5th, and 6th grades interested in being on the FES Battle of the Books team need to start reading the books on the list. The team will be chosen by the end of December and practices will begin after school in January. The competition will be held in March. For questions, contact Lisa Williams, FES Media Coordinator. 
*Congratulations to the FES Battle of the Books team for winning 1st place in this year's county competition! Our team will go on to compete in regionals on May 8. Good luck!
2017-2018 Elementary Battle of the Books List
*15 books on this year's list*
Book Title Author
Accelerated Reader points
Extra Credit Andrew Clements
5 pts.
Soft Rain Cornelia Cornelissen
3 pts.
Kenny & the Dragon Tony DiTerlizzi
3 pts.
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library Chris Grabenstein
7 pts.
Among the Hidden Margaret Peterson Haddix
5 pts.
Turtle in Paradise Jennifer L. Holm
4 pts.
Blue Joyce Moyer Hostetter
7 pts.
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon Grace Lin
7 pts.
Rules Cynthia Lord
4 pts.
The Candmakers Wendy Mass
15 pts.
Wish Barbara O'Connor
6 pts.
Hatchet Gary Paulsen
7 pts.
Pax Sara Pennypacker
8 pts.
The Hero Sharon Robinson
4 pts.
Walls Within Walls Maureen Sherry
10 pts.