America’s Battle of the Books is a reading incentive program for students in 3rd thru 12th grades. Students read books and come together, usually in groups, to demonstrate their abilities and to test their knowledge of the books they have read. Check the lists below for this years books. For more information, visit their home page by clicking HERE.

3rd-4th Grade List

Author Title
Bulla, Clyde R. The Chalk Box Kid
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
Coville, Bruce Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher
Draper, Sharon M. Out of My Mind
Erickson, John R. The Original Adventures of Hank the Cowdog
Gutman, Dan The Million Dollar Shot
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…
Lowry, Lois All About Sam
MacLachlan, Patricia Sarah, Plain and Tall
Lord, Cynthia A Handful of Stars
Rappaport, Doreen Helen’s Big World: The Life of Helen Keller
Robinson, Barbara The Best School Year Ever
Tunnel, Michael Candy Bomber: The Story of the Berlin Airlifts…
Weston, Robert P. Zorgamazoo
Wiles, Deborah Each Little Bird that Sings



5th-6th Grade List


Author Title
Angus, Sam Soldier Dog
Creech, Sharon Ruby Holler
Curtis, Christopher P. Bud, Not Buddy
DuPrau, Jeanne City of Ember
Grandits, John Technically, It’s Not My Fault: Concrete Poems
Hannigan, Katherine Ida B…and Her Plans to Maximize Fun…
Klise K. & Klise, M. Sarah Regarding the Fountain: A Tale, in Letters…
LaFaye, A. Worth
Lee, M. & Choi, Y. Nim and the War Effort
Martin, Ann Rain Reign
Lord, Cynthia Rules
McSwigan, Marie Snow Treasure
Moore, Kay The Great Bicycle Experiment
Morpurgo, Michael War Horse
O’Reilly, Bill Lincoln’s Last Days: The Shocking Assassination…
Paterson, Katherine Bridge to Terabithia
Rawls, Wilson Summer of the Monkeys
Rowling, JK Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
Ruckman, Ivy Night of the Twisters
Wrede, Patricia Dealing With Dragons: The Enchanted Forest…