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WEMTA Battle of the Books

Elementary Division 2018-2019

(Title Order)


Bruce’s Big Move                    by Ryan T. Higgins

Clementine                              by Sara Pennypacker

Creepy Pair of Underwear!      by Aaron Reynolds

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway                by Jeff Kinney

Dog Man                                  by Dav Pilkey

Hello, Universe                        by Erin Entrada Kelly

Horrible Bear!                          by Ame Dyckman

I am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World (Young Readers Edition)                       by Malala Yousafzai

I Survived the American Revolution, 1776      by Lauren Tarshis

Jars of Hope: How One Woman Helped Save 2,500 Children During the Holocaust                                by Jennifer Roy

The Million Dollar Shot          by Dan Gutman

Ruby Holler                             by Sharon Creech

Shiloh                                      by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Stick and Stone                       by Beth Ferry

Swindle                                    by Gordon Korman

Welcome to Wonderland: Home Sweet Motel         by Chris Grabenstein

Wishtree                                  by Katherine Applegate

Wolf in the Snow                     by Matthew Cordell

Wonderstruck                          by Brian Selznick

A Wrinkle in Time                    by Madeleine L’Engle


WEMTA Battle of the Books

Middle Level 2018-2019


1. Awkward                                     by Svetlana Chmakova

2. Blackthorn Key, The                  by Kevin Sands

3. Boy at War, A                             by Harry Mazer

4. Cracker!: The Best Dog in Vietnam          by Cynthia Kadohata

5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down       by Jeff Kinney

6. Every Soul a Star                       by Wendy Mass

7. Ghost                                          by Jason Reynolds

8. Hello Universe                            by Erin Entrada

9. Honest Truth, The                      by Dan Gemeinhart

10. I am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World                by Malala Yousafzai [Young Reader edition]

11. Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling

12. Legend                                     by Marie Lu

13. Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie

14. One Came Home                      by Amy Timberlake

15. Projekt 1065                             by Alan Gratz [GA Middle nom]

16. Seeing Red                               by Kathryn Erskine

17. Shadow Cipher, The                by Laura Ruby

18. Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio           by Peg Kehret

19. Stormbreaker                           by Anthony Horowitz

20. Took                                          by Mary Downing Hahn

Author: Jean Bottelberghe   E-Mail: jean.bottelberghe@aquinasschools.org