• Battle of the books is a reading challenge and competition for 5th grade students. Students read as many of the 50 books as possible throughout the school year. In the spring, they are put into teams of four and compete against other elementary schools in the Colorado Springs region. 
     

    Battle Of The Books

    2017-2018

         

    Level

    Book

    Author

         

    S

    A Single Shard

    Park

    T

    Among the Hidden (Shadow Children #1)

    Haddix

    U

    The BFG

    Dahl

    P

    Breadwinner

    Ellis

    S

    Bridge to Terabithia

    Paterson

    R

    Castle in the Attic

    Winthrop

    V

    The Cay

    Taylor

    U

    City of Ember

    Duprau

    V

    Chains

    Anderson

    T

    Charlie's Raven

    Craighead-George

    T

    Cryptid Hunters

    Smith

    R

    Doll Bones

    Black

    T

    Esperanza Rising

    Ryan

    S

    Fish in a Tree

    Hunt

    S

    From The Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankwiler

    Konigsburg

    Q

    Hanna's Suitcase

    Levine

    T

    Heat

    Lupicia

    T

    Hoot

    Haiaasen

    Q

    Jennifer Murdley's Toad

    Coville

    T

    Kokopelli's Flute

    Hobb

    W

    Maniac McGee

    Spinelli

    S

    Mrs. Frisby & the Rats of NIMH

    O'Brien

    Q

    Night of the Twisters

    Ruckman

    U

    Ninth Ward

    Rhodes

    U

    Number the Stars

    Lowry

    T

    Operation Yes

    Holmes

    W

    Rain Reign

    Martin

    Q

    Room One: A Mystery or Two

    Clements

    R

    Ruby Holler

    Creech

    R

    Shiloh

    Naylor

    U

    The Sign of the Beaver

    Speare

    R

    Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio

    Kehret

    U

    13th Floor

    Fleischman

    R

    Three Times Lucky

    Turnage

    R

    True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle

    Avi

    T

    The Watsons Go To Birmingham

    Curtis

    T

    When You Reach Me

    Stead

    X

    Where The Red Fern Grows

    Rawls

    T

    Where the Mountain meets the Moon

    Lin

    V

    Wonder

    Palacio