Battle of the Books List for 2015

Unknown-2Here it is!  For those 4th and 5th graders next year who are interested in reading the Battle Books this summer, here is the list for 2015.

Elementary Division

State Battle of the Books


Golden Archer Nominees (Primary)

The Dark by Lemony Snicket

The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt

Oh, No! by Candace Fleming

Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses by James Dean

That Is Not a Good Idea! by Mo Willems


Golden Archer Nominees (Intermediate)

Big Nate Flips Out by Lincoln Peirce, IL 3-6, RL 3.0

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck by Jeff Kinney, IL 5-8, RL 5.8

The Nazi Invasion, 1944 (I Survived series #9) by Lauren Tarshis, IL 3-6, RL 4.6

Killer Species: Out for Blood by Michael P. Spradlin, IL 3-6, RL 6.5

** Wonder by is the 5th Golden Archer nominee at this level. It is not a Battle book this year, as it was used last year. **

Advisor’s Choices

11 Birthdays by Wendy Mass, IL 3-6, RL 4.1

Amelia Lost by Candace Fleming, IL 5-8, RL 6.3

Flora & Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo, IL 3-6, RL 4.3

How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell, IL 3-6, RL 6.6

The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan, IL 5-8, RL 4.9

Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park, IL 5-8, RL 5.0

Loser by Jerry Spinelli, IL 3-6, RL 4.3

My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George, IL 5-8, RL 5.2

Number the Stars by Lois Lowry, IL 3-6, RL 3.0

Sarah Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan, IL 3-6, RL 3.4

Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech, IL 5-8, RL 4.9



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