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Battle of the Books

2018-19 Grades 3-4  

America’s Battle of the Books Book List



Bulla, Clyde Robert

The Sword in the Tree

Bunting, Eve


Butterworth, Oliver

The Enormous Egg

Cleary, Beverly

Henry Huggins

Clements, Andrew

Jake Drake, Bully Buster

Fleischman, Paul

Joyful Noise

Gutman, Dan

Honus and Me: A Baseball Card


Howe, Deborah & James

Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery

Jenkins, Emily

Invisible Inkling

Kellogg, Steven

Paul Bunyan

Kline, Christina Baker

Orphan Train Girl (young readers edition)

Konigsburg, E.L.

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

Lawson, Robert

Rabbit Hill

McDonald, Megan

Judy Moody Gets Famous!

Osborne, Mary

Dinosaurs Before Dark

Polacco, Patricia

My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother

Schanzer, Rosalyn

How Ben Franklin Stole the Lightening

Selden, George

The Cricket in Times Square

White, E.B.

Stuart Little

Wise, William

Christopher Mouse: The Tale of a Small Traveler



2018-19 Grades 5-6

America’s Battle of the Books Book List



Applegate, Katherine



The Secret School

Banks, Lynne

The Indian in the Cupboard

Cole, Henry

A Nest for Celeste: a Story About Art Inspiration and the Meaning of Home

DiCamillo, Kate

The Tale of Despereaux

George, Jessica Day

Tuesdays at the Castle

Haddix, Margaret

Running Out of Time

Harlow, Joan Hiatt

Midnight Rider

Jamieson, Victoria

Roller Girl

Korman, Gordon


Lewis, C.S.

Chronicles of Narnia: Lion, Witch, & the Wardrobe

Lewis, Gill

Wild Wings

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds


Park, Linda

The Kite Fighters

Peck Richard

Secrets at Sea

Sachar, Louis

Sideways Stories from Wayside School

Shahan, Sherry

Frozen Stiff

Stewart, Trenton

The Mysterious Benedict Society

Taylor, Theodore

The Trouble with Tuck

Urban, Linda

A Crooked Kind of Perfect