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Battle of the Books 2017
Reading starts February 13, 2017 and will continue through the end of May 2017.
In coordination with FIELD DAY 2017,  Battle of the Books will take place in the afternoon of June 1st.
At least two copies of every book will be available for check-out from the school library. Checkout will be for a maximum of one week to give all student an opportunity to read listed books below. Students will also need to access the public library for additional copies of the book titles listed below. Support your child by encouraging them to read as many books as they can (books that FIT).

Traditional/Standard 30 Book List 3-5 Grades 2016-17 ::



Atwater, Richard

Mr. Popper’s Penguins

Babbitt, Natalie

Tuck Everlasting

Birney, Betty G.

Seven Wonders of Sassafras Springs

Byars, Betsy

Wanted. . . Mud Blossom

Cleary, Beverly

Ralph S. Mouse

Coerr, Eleanor

Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes

Cooney, Barbara

Miss Rumphius

Coville, Bruce

Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher

Creech, Sharon

Ruby Holler

Erickson, John R.

The Original Adventures of Hank the Cowdog

Gannett, Ruth Stiles

My Father’s Dragon

 Gutman, Dan

The Million Dollar Shot

Hannigan, Katherine

Ida B…and Her Plans to Maximize Fun…  

LaFaye, A.


Levine, Ellen

Henry’s Freedom Box: A True Story from the…

Lin, Grace

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

Look, Lenore

Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other…

Lord, Cynthia

A Handful of Stars

Lowry, Lois

All About Sam

MacLachlan, Patricia

Sarah, Plain and Tall

Rappaport, Doreen

Helen’s Big World: The Life of Helen Keller

Rawls, Wilson

Summer of the Monkeys

Robinson, Barbara

The Best School Year Ever

Ruckman, Ivy

Night of the Twisters

Selznick, Brian

Invention of Hugo Cabret

Speare, Elizabeth S.

The Sign of the Beaver

White, E.B.

Charlotte’s Web

Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Little House in the Big Woods

Wiles, Deborah

Each Little Bird that Sings



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