ESU #11 Battle of the Books 2020-2021

Grades 3-5 

 New Kid by Jerry Craft 

Endling the First by Katherine Applegate 

Wildfire by Rodman Philbrick 

 Genesis Begins Again by Alicia Williams 

Finding Langston by Lesa Cline-Ransome 

City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab

 Where the Heart Is by Johanna Knowles

 Because of the Rabbit by Cynthia Lord 

Look Both Ways by Jason Reynolds 

 Echo Mountain by Lauren Wolk 

 Clean Getaway by Nic Stone 

 Above by Roland Smith 

Grade 3-8

The One and Only Bob by Katherine Applegate

My Year in the Middle by Lila Quintero Weaver

Momentous Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling

All the Lovely Bad Ones by Mary Downing Hahn

The Dark is Rising/Over Sea, Under Stone by Susan Cooper

They Called Us Enemy by George Takei

Don’t Tell the Nazis by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch

The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise by Dan Gemeinhart

Grades 6-8

WhatsHisFace by Gordon Korman

A Drop of Hope by Keith Calabrese

Words On Fire by Jennifer A. Nielsen

Allies by Alan Gratz

Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly

The Traitor’s Game by Jennifer A. Nielsen

Thunderhead by Neal Shusterman

The 57 Bus by Dashka Slater

Other Words For Home by Jasmine Warga

The Fountains Of Silence by Ruta Sepetys

A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park

Maybe He Just Likes You by Barbara Dee