Battle of the Books List

North Carolina School Library Media Association
2016-2017 Middle School Battle of the Books List
Title Author
Return to Sender Julia Alvarez
The Underneath Kathi Appelt
Iron Thunder Avi
Serafina and the Black Cloak Robert Beatty
The War that Saved My Life Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
Gym Candy Carl Deuker
Forged by Fire Sharon M. Draper
The Ruins of Gorlan John Flanagan
The Brooklyn Nine Alan Gratz
The Boys Who Challenged Hitler Phillip Hoose
Red Scarf Girl Ji-Li Jiang
Cracker! The Best Dog in Vietnam Cynthia Kadohata
Schooled Gordon Korman
To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee
Legend Marie Lu
Greenglass House Kate Milford
A Monster Calls Patrick Ness
A Night Divided Jennifer A. Nielsen
Wonder R. J. Palacio
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone JK Rowling
Bomb Steve Sheinkin
The Emerald Atlas John Stephens
The Land Mildred D. Taylor
Three Times Lucky Sheila Turnage
The Running Dream Wendelin Van Draanen
Crow Barbara Wright
I Am Malala * Malala Yousafzai
* Young Reader’s edition with Patricia McCormick