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Battle of the Books 2021-22

Battle One

The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli

Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

Frindle by Andrew Clements

Battle Two

Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key by Jack Gantos

Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddix

The Watsons go to Birmingham-1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis

The Crossover by Kwame Alexander

Battle Three

Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher by Bruce Coville

Wonder by R. J. Palacio

Sarah Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan

Everything on a Waffle by Polly Horvath

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Parents: Stop by and checkout games, fun backpacks, books with CDs and much more.


How do we become better readers? We become better readers the same way we improve other skills:  We practice! Let us ensure reading success for every child by encouraging students to read independently at a reading level that is appropriate for them and reading with them on a daily basis.

Reading Goals:

  • To improve reading skills
  • To provide an opportunity for all students to read independently 
  • To ensure success for each student as a reader
  • To build student's self-confidence 
  • To inspire a love of reading
  • To develop lifelong learners
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