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The Meadows School Libraries: Battle of the Books

Books to Read




The Books

The Books

City of Thieves (Battle Dragons, Book 1) by Alex London
Da Vinci's Cat by Catherine Gilbert Murdock
Freewater by Amina Luqman-Dawson

Seen and Unseen: What Dorothea Lange, Toyo Miyatake, and Ansel Adams's Photographs Reveal About the Japanese American Incarceration by Elizabeth Partridge and Lauren Tamaki
Thunderous by M.L. Smoker
Weird Kid by Greg Van Eekout
Willis Wilbur Wows the World by Lindsey Leavitt
Willowdeen by Katherine Applegate


How to Participate

  • This event is open to all fourth and fifth grade students.
  • It is a team event with each team consisting of four members only.
  • Each team must read the eight designated books.
  • All of the books are in the school library, county libraries, or they can be purchased.
  • We will hold Jeopardy-style battles for points.
  • After eliminations, the two winning teams will advance to the final school battle.
  • The winner of the school battle will compete at the Regional Battle in Spring 2024 (date TBD).