Battle of the Books

Rising 4th and 5th graders are welcome to join the Manzano Day School Battle of the Books team. Students are asked to read at least 10 of the books listed below to participate in the Central New Mexico Battle of the Books. Students do not need to read 10 books to be on the Manzano Day School Battle of the Book team. Team meetings and logistics will be announced in the fall. Interested students are encouraged to start reading right away!  More information can be found here.

Hello There, We've Been Waiting for You by Laurie Arnold

Count Me In
by Varsha Bajaj

El Deafo
by CeCe Bell

Chester Nez and the Unbreakable Code
by Joseph Bruchac

The Fowl Twins
by Eoin Colfer

Bravo!: Poems About Amazing Hispanics
by Frank Cottrell Boyce

Ruby in the Sky
by Jeanne Zulick Ferruolo

Brendan Buckley's Universe and Everything in It
by Sundee Tucker Frazier

Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer
by Kelly Jones

Any Small Goodness: A Novel of the Barrio
by Tony Johnston

The Green Glass Sea
by Ellen Klages

The Big Field
by Mike Lupica

The Scroll of Kings
by Sarah Prineas

We're Not From Here
by Geoff Rodkey

Pay Attention, Carter Jones
by Gary Schmidt

The Great Wall of Lucy Wu
by Wendy Wan-Long Shang

Cliff-Hanger: Mystery in Mesa Verde National Park
by Gloria Skurzynski & Alane Ferguson

The Captain's Dog: My Journey with the Lewis and Clark Tribe
by Roland Smith

Our Castle by the Sea
by Lucy Strange

Addison Cooke and the Treasure of the Incas
by Jonathan Stokes