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    Battle of the Books 2020-2021



    3rd Grade Battle of the Books List (7 books)

    1. Fourth Grade Rats, by Jerry Spinelli

    2. Boxes for Katje, by Candace Fleming*

    3. The One and Only Ivan, by Katherine Applegate

    4. Freckle Juice, by Judy Blume

    5. Molly’s Pilgrim, Barbara Cohen*

    6. The Infamous Ratsos, by Kara LaReau

    7. Boxcar Children, by Geretrude Warner


    4th Grade Battle of the Books List (9 books)

    1. The Patchwork Quilt, by Valarie Flournoy

    2. Tornado, by Betsy Byers

    3. I Survived the Great Molasses Flood, 1919, by Lauren Tarshis*

    4. What if You Had Animal Eyes, by Sandra Markle

    5. Love, Ruby Lavender, by Deborah Wiles

    6. Knights of the Kitchen Table, by Jon Scieszka

    7. Aru Shah and the End of Time, by Roshani Chokshi

    8. The Lemonade War, by Jacqueline Davies

    9. Front Desk, by Kelly Yang


    5th Grade Battle of the Books List (12 books)

    1. Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer, by Kelly Jones

    2. You Never Heard of Sandy Koufax?!, by Jonah Winter*

    3. Loser’s Club, by Andrew Clements*

    4. Ice Magic, by Matt Christopher

    5. Clementine, by Sara Pennypacker

    6. Muggie Maggie, by Beverly Cleary

    7. By the Great Horn Spoon, by Sid Fleischman*

    8. Mastermind, by Gordon Korman*

    9. Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days, by Stephen Manes*

    10. Because of Winn-Dixie, by Kate DiCamillo

    11. Sheep, by Valerie Hobbs

    12. Brothers at Bat: The True Story of an Amazing All-Brother Baseball Team, by Audrey Vernick


    *Not available on MackinVia. However, we do you 5 copies of the book in our library!