Summer is definitely the time to relax and unwind. One of the biggest perks of summer is the extra leisure time to read. Why not use this opportunity to get a head start on next year's Battle of the Books list?
The official state list has been published. Check-out these great titles from your public library or from our Overdrive collection:
- Belly Up by Stuart Gibbs
- Boys Who Challenged Hitler, The by Phillip Hoose
- Drowned City by Don Brown
- Freak the Mighty by W.R. Philbrick
- Hidden Oracle, The by Rick Riordan (GA Middle Nom)
- House of the Scorpion, The by Nancy Farmer (Newbery Honor)
- Inkheart by Cornelia Funke
- Long Way from Chicago, A by Richard Peck (Newbery Honor)
- Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
- Ms. Bixby’s Last Day by John David Anderson
- Mysterious Benedict Society, The by Trenton Lee Stewart
- Night Gardener, The by Jonathan Auxier (GA Middle Nom)
- Old Yeller by Fred Gipson (Newbery Honor)
- One Half from the East by Nadia Hashimi
- Peak by Roland Smith
- Pictures of Hollis Woods by Patricia Reilly Giff (Newbery Honor)
- Savvy by Ingrid Law (Newbery Honor)
- Stella by Starlight by Sharon M. Draper
- Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk (Newbery Honor)
In addition, watch this Animoto video to preview each title.
Please visit the Battle of the Books page off of the DPMS LMC website to learn more.