Grade 6 – 8 :: Battle of the Books  ::  2019 – 2020 School Year

These titles are selected with a wide range of reading levels and maturity in mind. You may feel that the content and/or theme of one or two of these titles is inappropriate for your child. The OBOB committee recommends that you read and discuss these books with your child. A book that stretches a child’s thinking is a great opportunity to discuss world events and your family’s values.

On Your Marks… Get Set … READ

 

The Blackthorn Key

by Kevin Sands

     

Falling Over Sideways

by Jordan Sonnenblick

  

The First Rule of Punk

by Celia C. Perez

 

Frog Kisser !

by Garth Nix

  

The Girl Who Drank the Moon

by Kelly Barnhill

House Arrest

by K.A. Holt

Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus

by Dusti Bowling

    

 It Ain’t So Awful Falafel

by Firoozeh Dumas

 

The List

by Patricia Forde

Ms. Bixby’s Last Day

by John David Anderson

 

The Novice

by Taran Matharu

   

The Only Road

by Alexandra Diaz

 

The Port Chicago 50

by Steve Sheinkin

 

The School for Good and Evil

by Soman Chainani

 

The Shadow Cipher

by Laura Ruby

 

The Teacher’s Funeral

by Richard Peck