Battle of the Books

2015-2016

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.
A Medal for LeRoy  by  Michael Morpurgo
The Absolute Value of Mike by  Kathryn Erskine
Albert Einstein by Kathleen Krull
Audrey (Cow) by  Dan Bar El
Black Beauty by  Anna Sewell
The Boundless by Ken Oppel
Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
Chasing the Milky Way by Erin E. Moulton
The Clone Codes by Pat McKissick
The Crossover by Kwame Alexander
The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia  by Candace Fleming
The Finisher by David Baldacci
The Ghost of Graylock by Dan Poblocki
Greenglass House by Kate Milford
The Haunting of Sunshine Girl by  Paige McKenzie
I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
The Ice Dragon by  George RR Martin
If You’re Reading This by Trent Reedy
Iron Trial by Holly Black
The Key that Swallowed Joey Pigza by Jack Gantos
The Life and Crime of Bernetta Wallflower by  Lisa Graff
Listen, Slowly by Thanhha Lai
The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier
One Came Home by  Amy Timberlake
The Paper Cowboy by Kristin Levine
Pathfinder by Angie Sage
Push Girl by Chelsie Hill and Jessica Love
QB1 by Mike Lupica
Revolution by Deborah Wiles
Ruby Redfort: Catch Your Death by Lauren Child
Skink, No Surrender by Carl Hiassen
Skinny by Donna Cooner
Stealing the Game by Kareem Abdul Jabbar
Super by Matthew Cody
There Will Be Bears by Ryan Gebhart
Threatened by Eliot Schrefer
Under the Egg by Laura Marx Fitzgerald
Variant by Robison Wells
Villainous by Matthew Cody
A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula LeGuin

Anthony Synder

GT Consultant

E: anthony.synder@dmschools.org