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OREGON BATTLE OF
THE BOOKS
2010-11 Booklist
3-5 Division
Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls,
School, and Other
Scary Things by Lenore
Look Realistic Fiction
The Arrow Over the Door
by Joseph Bruchac
Historical Fiction
Because of Winn Dixie by
Kate DiCamillo
Realistic Fiction
The City of Ember by
Jeanne DuPrau
Science Fiction
Diamond Willow by Helen
Frost
Fantasy
Joey Pigza Swallowed the
Key by Jack Gantos
Realistic Fiction
Keeping Score by
Linda Sue Park
Historical Fiction
Marco? Polo! by Jon
Scieszka
Science Fiction
Masterpiece by Elise
Broach
Fantasy
Paint the Wind by
Pam Munoz Ryan
Realistic Fiction
Poppy by Avi
Fantasy
Rapunzel's Revenge
by Shannon and
Dean Hale
Fantasy
Secret Identity by
Wendelin Van
Draanen
Mystery
Small Steps: the
year I got polio by
Peg Kehret
Nonfiction or
Biography
Who was Ben
Franklin? by Dennis
Brindell Fradin
Nonfiction or
Biography
The Willoughbys
by Lois Lowry
Realistic Fiction
Alvin Ho: Allergic to
Girls, School, and
Other Scary Things
by Lenore Look
Genre: Realistic Fiction
Alvin Ho has never said a
word in school… “As soon
as I get to school, I’m as
silent as a side of beef…”
He likes:
Super Heroes and Chinese
Farmer-Warriors!
The Arrow Over
the Door
by Joseph Bruchac
Genre: Historical Fiction
In 1777, a group of
Quakers and a party
of Native Americans
have a memorable
meeting.
Because of Winn-Dixie
by Kate DiCamillo
Genre: Realistic Fiction
All I had wanted to do was
purchase a box of
macaroni & cheese, some
white rice and two
tomatoes. But then, I
heard the store manager
yelling, "Who let that dog
in? Who let that dirty dog
in?"
The City of Ember
by Jeanne DuPrau
Genre: Science Fiction
Imagine living in a city where
the sky is always dark,
illuminated only by electric
light bulbs. No one is
permitted to leave Ember. The
citizens of Ember are told it is
dark and dangerous beyond
the city limits.
Diamond Willow
by Helen Frost
Genre: Fantasy
Dog
sledding
Deadly snowstorms
Diamond poems
Secret Messages
Joey Pigza
Swallowed the Key
by Jack Gantos
Genre: Realistic Fiction
"At school they say I'm
wired bad, or wired mad, or
wired sad, or wired glad,
depending on my mood and
what teacher has ended up
with me. But there is no
doubt about it, I'm wired."
Keeping Score
by Linda Sue Park
Genre: Historical Fiction
It is 1951 and nine year
old Maggie believes she
is the biggest Dodgers
fan on the block…
Marco? Polo!
by Jon Scieszka
Genre: Science Fiction
While playing a game
of Marco? Polo! at the
pool, Joe suddenly
finds himself alone in
the desert "somewhere
between Italy and
China," clad only in his
swim trunks…
Masterpiece
by Elise Broach
Genre: Fantasy
Marvin, a beetle, makes a
miniature drawing as an
eleventh birthday gift for
James, a human with
whom he shares a
house… little did he know
the adventure that would
happen next!
Paint the Wind
by Pam Munoz Ryan
Genre: Realistic Fiction
Maya was eleven
before she learned
what it was like to
live free, outside
the prison her
grandmother's
house had been.
Poppy
by Avi
Genre: Fantasy
Poppy, a brave
little deer mouse,
battles a bullying
great horned owl…
Rapunzel’s
Revenge
by Shannon and Dean Hale
Genre: Fantasy
Know the original fairy tale of
Rapunzel? This Rapunzel
doesn't wait to be rescued.
She takes action, joins forces
with a boy named Jack, and
sets out to save her homeland
from the villainous Mother
Gothel.
Secret Identity
by Wendelin Van Draanen
Genre: Mystery
Nolan is a boy bullied
to distraction by
Bubba Bixby. No
adult can stop Bubba
so Nolan has a plan:
Shredderman.com!
Read to find out what
happens!
Small Steps: the
year I got polio
by Peg Kehret
Genre: Nonfiction/Biography
True story of being
diagnosed with
Polio and trying to
fight your way out
of it.
Who was Ben
Franklin?
by Dennis Brindell Fradin
Genre: Nonfiction/Biography
Learn about Ben Franklin’s
important contributions
and inventions that he gave
to the world: the first
public library, the first
volunteer fire department,
bifocals, the lightning rod,
and his revolutionary
experiments with
electricity.
The Willoughbys
by Lois Lowry
Genre: Realistic Fiction
What would you do if your
parents were absolutely
terrible, went out of town
on a dangerous trip and
then decided to sell their
house leaving you behind?

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