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5th Grade Battle of the Books 2018-2019

Hubert Humphrey Elementary 

5th Grade List for 2018-2019

*please note that this list is different than the state-wide list

*  Read at least 10 books by February 14 (Valentine’s Day) to compete. Our battle will be at school sometime after Valentine's Day. Stay tuned for exact dates and times.

*  Read all 20 by May 5 to join the Battle of the Books Hall of Fame! You will get your photo taken for this special award.

 

Title

Author

Genre

The Tale of Despereaux

Kate Dicamillo

Fantasy

Newbery Medal 2004

Number the Stars

 

Lois Lowry

Historical Fiction

Newbery Award

Wonderstruck

Brian Selznick

Historical Fiction

The Girl Who Drank the Moon

Kelly Barnhill

Fantasy/Adventure

Newbery Medal 2017

A Wrinkle in Time

Madeline L’Engle

Science Fiction

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library

Chris

Grabenstein

Mystery

Because of Mr. Terupt

Rob Buyer

Realistic Fiction

American History Fresh Squeezed

Carol Diggory Shields

Poetry

 

Wonder

R. J. Palacio

Realistic Fiction

Tuck Everlasting

Natalie Babbitt

Fantasy

The Last

Katherine Applegate

Fantasy

Endling Series

A Night Divided

Jennifer A. Nielsen

Historical Fiction

The Green Glass Sea

Ellen Klagas

Historical Fiction

New Mexico History

Fish in a Tree

Lynda Mullaly Hunt

Realistic Fiction

 

Walk Two Moons

Sharon Creech

Realistic Fiction

Newbery Award

Out of My Mind

Sharon M. Draper

Realistic Fiction

Keeper of the Lost Cities

Shannon Messenger

Fantasy/Action

Series, Book #1

Perfect Game –

A Fred Bowen Sports

Fred Bowen

Realistic Fiction

Sports Fiction

Greenglass House

Kate Milford

Mystery

Forest of Wonders

Linda Sue Park

Fantasy/Adventure

Questions? Contact Ms. Tanya Dillon, Librarian-Teacher, Dillon_t@aps.edu