Sixth Grade Battle of the Books 2019-20

Battle of the Books is an after school club for sixth grade students who love to read.  Students work throughout the school year to read the following book list of 22 titles.  In the Spring the team competes against other intermediate and middle schools on their knowledge of the books.  Students answer questions about the books by identifying the book title and author.  BoB meets after school one day a week until 3:30.  
Coaches: Rachel Brillisour, Media Specialist
Dietra Garden, Art Teacher

2019-2020 Middle School Battle of the Books List
Serafina and the Black Cloak - Robert Beatty 
Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus - Dusti Bowling
The War that Saved My Life - Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
Gym Candy - Carl Deuker
The Ruins of Gorlan - John Flanagan 
The Boys Who Challenged Hitler - Phillip Hoose 
House Arrest - K. A. Holt
Cracker! The Best Dog in Vietnam - Cynthia Kadohata 
To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee 
Legend - Marie Lu
Greenglass House - Kate Milford 
A Monster Calls - Patrick Ness
A Night Divided - Jennifer A. Nielsen 
The First Rule of Punk - Celia C. Perez 
Ghost Boys - Jewell Parker Rhodes 
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone - JK Rowling
Bomb - Steve Sheinkin 
I’ll Be There - Holly Goldberg Sloan
The Bitter Side of Sweet - Tara Sullivan
The Running Dream - Wendelin Van Draanen 
Crow - Barbara Wright 
I Am Malala * - Malala Yousafzai
(* Young Reader’s edition with Patricia McCormick )