Battle of the Books  

2018 – 2019 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

  Absolutely Truly

( A Pumpkin Falls Mystery )

by Heather Vogel Frederick

Avenging the Owl

by Melissa Heart

The Body in the Woods

by April Henry

Cryptid Hunters

by Roland Smith

Doll Bones

by Holly Black


The Gauntlet

by Karuna Riazi



by Jason Reynolds


I Will Always Write Back

by Caitlin Alifirenka & Martin Ganda

The Luck Uglies

by Paul Durham

My Seventh Grade Life in Tights

by Brooks Benjamin


by Gordon Korman

Revenge of the Witch

by Joseph Delaney

Small as an Elephant

by Jennifer Richard Jacobson

The Sword of Summer

by Rick Riordan

The Wishing Spell

by Chris Colfer

Wolf Hollow

by Lauren Wolk