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Battle of the Books


Any fourth or fifth grader is invited to participate in this quiz bowl competition about books. Teams of four will be responsible for becoming experts on a list of 20 books. They will compete against other Highland teams. The Highland winner will compete against the winning teams from Devonshire and Stenson.


Study Guide

Fiction Study Guide

Non-Fiction Study Guide


Important Dates

Permission slips due - Tuesday, October 23
Highland Battle - Tuesday, February 5
District Battle - Wednesday, February 6


Team Meeting Dates

Required Meetings for all Battle Readers

  • Friday, October 26
  • Monday, November 26  -->  must have at least 1 study guide turned in
  • Monday, December 17 --> must have at least 2 study guides turned in
  • Tuesday, January 8 --> must have at least 3 study guides turned in
  • Friday, January 315 --> must have all 5 study guides turned in


2018-2019 Books


Book Title Author


Howe, Deborah & James

Christopher Mouse

Wise, William

Cricket in Times Square

Selden, George


Bunting, Eve

Dinosaurs Before Dark

Osborne, Mary

Enormous Egg

Butterworth, Oliver

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankwiler

Konigsburg, E.L.

Henry Huggins

Cleary, Beverly

Honus and Me

Gutman, Dan

How Ben Franklin Stole the Lightening

Schanzer, Rosalyn

Invisible Inkling

Jenkins, Emily

Jake Drake, Bully Buster

Clements, Andrew

Joyful Noise

Fleischman, Paul

Judy Moody Gets Famous!

McDonald, Megan

My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother

Polacco, Patricia

Orphan Train Girl

Kline, Christina Baker

Paul bunyan

Kellogg, Steven

Rabbit Hill

Lawson, Robert

Stuart Little

White, E.B.

Sword in the Tree

Bulla, Clyde Robert