Battle of the Books

The Battle of the Books 2015-16 took place on March 22, 2016.

This activity is a reading-incentive program in third through fifth grade where interested students read a selection of books and then compete in a contest with questions based on those assigned books.  Students were placed in a team by grade level, usually by classroom.

This years winners are:

3rd Grade team – Master Minds

4th Grade team – Sour Patch Book Worms

5th Grade team – The Sweet Treats

The following books are Battle of the Books selections for this year.

Third Grade

  • Because of Winn­Dixie Kate DiCamillo
  • Tornado Betsy Byars
  • The Girl with 500 Middle Names Margaret Paterson Haddix
  • Sarah, Plain and Tall Patricia MacLachlan

Fourth Grade

  • How to Steal a Dog Barbara O’Connor
  • Lawn Boy Gary Paulsen
  • Ruby Holler Sharon Creech
  • The Lemonade War Jacqueline Davies

Fifth Grade

  • Found (Book 1 in The Missing Series) Margaret Peterson Haddix
  • Lawn Boy Gary Paulsen
  • Runaway Twin Peg Kehret
  • Scumble Ingrid Law
  • Tuck Everlasting Natalie Babbitt
  • The Old Willis Place Mary Downing Hahn

Thank you for your interest and support of the Battle of the Books at Fletcher Elementary School.

In addition this year 10 of our fourth and fifth grade students competed against Atkinson ES on April 8th on the above books plus some additional books on the NC state Elementary Battle of the Books list.