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Springbrook Elementary School Library: Battle of the Books


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The Battle of the Books 2020!



Get ready Fourth Grade Students for the Battle of the Books!

Every student has the opportunity to qualify for battle!

What do you need to do?



 Read a MINIMUM of 8 books from the 2020-2021 Battle of the Books List by May 2021.  There are 20 books on the list. Can you read all 20? You bet!!

  • Take an Accelerated Reader quiz on each book you read, when you get back to school in the fall.

  • You will receive a sticker for each completed Accelerated Reader quiz with a score of 8 or higher.


This year’s book list has selections from every genre! You will find fiction, nonfiction, biography, and graphic novels. There is something for every interest as well as a wide range of reading abilities.  If you want to participate, we will work with every student to assist you in qualifying.

Happy Reading…let the Battle begin!


Battle of the Books 



  1. After the Fall: How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again by Dan Santat

  2. Bat and the Waiting Game by Elana Arnold

  3. CatStronauts: Mission Moon by Drew Brockington

  4. The Circus Ship by Chris Van Dussen

  5. Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate

  6. Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin

  7. The Day You Begin by Jacquiine Woodson

  8. Each Kindness by Jane Woodson

  9. El Deafo by Cece Bell

  10. Game Changers by Lesa Cline Ransome

  11. Her Right Foot by Dave Eggers

  12. Honus and Me by Dan Gutman 

  13. Luisiana’s Way Home by Kate DiCamillo

  14. Malala’s Magic Pencil by Malala Yousafzai

  15. Manfish by Jennifer Berne

  16. Mr. Ferris and His Wheel by Kathryn Gibbs Davis

  17. Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson

  18. Saving Winslow by Sharob Creech

  19. Undefeated by Kwame Anderson

  20. Waiting for the Magic by Patricia MacLachlan

All books are available in print through the Springbrook Library and at the Westerly Public Library.  Below you will find electronic versions available.  Follett ebooks and audiobooks are available through the Springbrook School Library catalog. Students will learn to access these during library class using their usernames and  passwords. 

Follett ebooks

Game Changers

Dragons Love Tacos

El Deafo

Her Right Foot 


Malala’s Magic Pencil

Mr. Ferris and His Wheel

Follett audiobooks 


The Day You Begin

Saving Winslow

Louisiana’s Way Home


Honus and Me

Books available electronically with a Westerly Public Library Card. 

After the Fall  

E-book in Overdrive:

Cat Stronauts: Mission Moon 

E-book in Overdrive:

Each Kindness 

Audiobook in Overdrive:

Her Right Foot

E-book in Overdrive:

Audiobook in Overdrive:

Louisiana’s Way Home 

E-book in Overdrive:

Audiobook in Overdrive:

Malala’s Magic Pencil 

E-book in Overdrive:

Manfish: A Story of Jacques Cousteau

E-book in Overdrive:

Mr. Ferris and His Wheel

E-book in Overdrive:


E-book in Overdrive: