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Battle of the Books

For those of you unfamiliar with Battle of the Books, it is a program designed to encourage students to foster a love of reading.  Each year students around the country meet to compete in local Battle of the Books competition.  This is a great club for students that love to read.  It is important that your child arrives on time for our meetings so they do not miss anything.  Students will be expected to attend every session, work the whole time, and behave according to school and library expectations.  Please read the club rules and expectations sheet so you are aware of club policies. 


Students in the club must read at least 10 of the 20 books on the Battle List to compete.  Throughout the year we will practice answering Battle questions and hold mock competitions.  There are some exciting titles on this year's list that you won't want to miss!  If you have more questions please contact Ms. Chacon.

New Mexico Battle of the Books List 2017-2018

Arrow Over the Door    by Joseph Bruchac


                                        The First Last Day by Dorian Cirrone


                                                   No Talking by Andrew Clements


                                                  I Am Drums by Mike Grosso


                            The Forgetting Machine by Pete Hautman


                                                Full of Beans by Jennifer L. Holm


              The Secrets of Hexbridge Castle by Gabrielle Kent


                                 The Green Glass Sea by Ellen Klages


                                      A Handful of Stars by Cynthia Lord


                                             A Long Pitch Home  by Lorenzi, Natalie Dias


                        Mystery of Biltmore House  by Carole Marsh


                                   Almost to Freedom  by Vaunda Nelson


                                                             Wish by Barbara O'Connor


                                        Project Mulberry by Linda Sue Park


                       The Hero Two Doors Down  by Sharon Robinson


     Jasper and the Riddle of Riley's Mine by Caroline Starr Rose


                                             Wonderstruck           by Brian Selznik


                         My Brother is a Superhero by Solomans, Davis


                                                Some Writer by Melissa Sweet


                                                                Pie by Sarah Weeks