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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