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NC Battle of the Books! - Home


2014 ­ 2015 Elementary Battle of the Books List

Title Author
How Tia Lola Came to Stay*** Julia Alvarez
The Penderwicks** Jeanne Birdsall
Soft Rain Cornelia Cornelissen
Among the Hidden Margaret Peterson Haddix
Taffy of Torpedo Junction Nell Wise Wechter
Extra Credit Andrew Clements
Free Baseball Sue Corbett
Kenny & The Dragon Tony DiTerlizzi
A Strong Right Arm Michelle Y. Green
Princess Academy Shannon Hale
Turtle in Paradise Jennifer L. Holm
Blue Joyce Hostetter
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon Grace Lin
Rules Cynthia Lord
Hatchet Gary Paulsen
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library Chris Grabenstein
The Sinking of the Titanic, 1912* Lauren Tarshis
The Candymakers Wendy Mass


A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park
Belly Up by Stuart Gibbs
Greetings From Nowhere by Barbara O’Connor
The Homework Machine by Dan Gutman
Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai
Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell
Jake by Audrey Couloumbis
Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George
Love, Ruby Lavender by Deborah Wiles
Savvy by Ingrid Law
Smells Like Dog by Suzanne Selfors
The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo
The Trouble with Chickens by Doreen Cronin
Tuesdays at the Castle by Jessica Day George
Ungifted by Gordon Korman
Woods Runner by Gary Paulsen
The Year of the Dog by Grace Lin
Zora and Me by Victoria Bond