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?