Fauquier County Public Library

Battle of the Books: Elementary School

2019-2020 Battle of the Books, Elementary


The Wild Robot Escapes by Peter Brown
Escape From Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein
Holes by Louis Sachar


Peter & the Starcatchers by Dave Barry
Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins
Bob by Wendy Mass


Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster by Jonathan Auxier
Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos
Full of Beans by Jennifer L. Holm
Dash by Kirby Larson


The House With a Clock in its Walls by John Bellairs
Floors by Patrick Carman
All the Lovely Bad Ones: A Ghost Story by Mary Downing Hahn

Realistic Fiction

Because of Mr. Terupt by Rob Buyea
Rain Reign by Ann M. Martin
Merci Suárez Changes Gears by Meg Medina
Front Desk *  by Kelly Yang

Science Fiction

The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau
Running Out of Time by Margaret Peterson Haddix
Tesla’s Attic by Neal Shusterman and Eric Elfman
The Mysterious Benedict Society  by Trenton Lee Stewart

*Indicates that a title is also a Virginia Readers’ Choice selection this year.

Updated May 2019