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Battle of the Books (Grades 6-8)

 Battle of the Books 2017

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.

a apo The Apothecary

by Maile Meloy

 a centaur
Centaur Rising

by Jane Yolen

 a courage
Courage for Beginners

by Karen Harrington

 a dark
Dark Life

by Kat Falls

 a death
Death by Toilet Paper

by Donna Gephart

 a drums
Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie

by Jordan Sonnenblick

 a heist
The Great Greene Heist

by Varian Johnson

 a honest
The Honest Truth

by Dan Gemeinhart

 a journal
The Journal of Curious Letters

by James Dashner

 a master
Masterminds

by Gordon Korman

 a menag
The Menagerie

by Tui T. and Kari Sutherland

 a night
A Night Divided

by Jennifer A. Nielsen

 a stella
Stella by Starlight

by Sharon M. Draper

 a unfriend Unfriended

by Rachel Vail

 a unwanted
The Unwanteds

by Lisa McMann

 zombie
Zombie Baseball Beatdown

by Paolo Bacigalupi