Battle of the Books


The Battle of The Books is a Gifted and Talented sponsored program where teams of 6 students read and compete with their knowledge 40 books. The “battles” are after spring break and will take place at Central Campus.

Title Author Genre
100 Days Nicole McInnes Fiction
Adventures of Tom Sawyer Mark Twain Classic
Amina’s Voice Hena Khan Fiction
Beyond the Bright Sea Lauren Wolk Historical
The Contract Derek Jeter Sports
Ghost Jason Reynolds Fiction
The Girl from Everywhere Heidi Heilig Sci-Fi
Goodbye, Stranger Rebecca Stead Fiction
The Haunting of Falcon House Eugene Yelchin Mystery
Hello, Universe Erin Entrada Kelly Fiction
Hidden Figures: Young Reader’s Edition Margot Lee Shetterly Non-Fiction
Isabel Feeney: Star Reporter Beth Fantasky Fiction
The Island of the Unknowns: A Mystery Benedict Carey Mystery
Kick Walter Dean Myers and Ross Workman Sports
Lost Boy Tim Green Fiction
The Machine Stops E.M. Forster Sci-Fi
Nine Ten: A September 11 Story Nora Reilly Baskin Fiction
Of Beetles and Angels Mawi Asgedom Memoir
Orphan Island Lauren Snyder Fiction
Passenger Alexandra Bracken Sci-Fi
Playbook, The Kwame Alexander Non-Fiction
Posted John David Anderson Fiction
Projekt 1065 Alan Gratz Historical
School of the Dead Avi Mystery
Scythe Neal Shusterman Sci-Fi
See You in the Cosmos Jack Cheng Fiction
Smiles to Go Jerry Spinelli Fiction
Solo Kwame Alexander & Mary Rand Hesse Poetry
Summer at Forsaken Lake Michael D. Beil Fiction
Test William Sleator Sci-Fi
Theodore Boone: The Scandal John Grisham Mystery
This Dark Endeavor: The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein Kenneth Oppel Historical
Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team Steve Sheinkin Non-Fiction
Under Their Skin Margaret Peterson Haddix Fiction
Undertow Michael Buckley Sci-Fi
The Warden’s Daughter Jerry Spinelli Fiction
Wolf Hollow Lauren Wolk Historical
Word Nerd Susin Neilsen Fiction
The Worst Night Ever Dave Barry Humor
Yours Truly: A Pumpkin Falls Mystery Heather Vogel Frederick Mystery

GT Consultant

Anthony Synder