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Elementary Battle of the Books 2023-2024 (for incoming 4th-6th graders)

If you have a student who be in 4th- 6th grades next year, please have them consider reading books from our Battle of the Books list for next year!  We have a great selection of books from a variety of genres.  You can locate them on SORA or at the public library!

Adventure: The Unforgettable Logan Foster by Shawn Peters
Fantasy: The Guardian Test by Christina Soontornvat
Graphic Novel: Squished by Megan Wagner Lloyd
Graphic Novel: Two Tribes by Emily Bowen Cohen
Historical Fiction: Bea and the New Deal Horse by Laura Elliott
Historical Fiction: The Lost Year by Katherine Marsh
Mystery: A Royal Conundrum by Lisa Yee
Mystery: The Curious Vanishing of Beatrice Willoughby by G.Z. Schmidt
Mystery: The Lost Library by Rebecca Stead and Wendy Mass
Nonfiction: Hip-Hop: The Beat of America by Jarrett Williams
Nonfiction: Ice Cream Man: How Augustus Jackson Made a Sweet Treat Better by Glenda Armand
Nonfiction: Stars of the Night: the Courageous Children of the Czech Kindertransport by Caren Stelson
Nonfiction: The Story of the Saxophone by Lisa Cline-Ransome
Realistic: How to Stay Invisible by Maddie C. Rudd
Realistic: Something Like Home by Andrea Beatriz Arango
Realistic: The Fire, the Water, and Maudie McGinn by Sally J. Pla
Realistic: The Labors of Hercules Beal by Gary D. Schmidt
Spooky: The Cursed Moon by Angela Cervantes
Spooky: The Ghost of Spruce Point by Nancy Tandon
Spooky: The International House of Dereliction by Jacqueline Davies

Reading in Unusual Places

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Emily Dejong

Emily Dejong

School Librarian/Media Specialist
Beacon Heights Elementary