Battle of the Books Round 3
5th Graders: Choose one bracket and vote starting March 20
It's the LAST round!
Below are descriptions of each book in the Battle of the Books Contest. Each description was written by the publisher of the book, and adapted here to help you choose which bracket to start reading. Pick one bracket, read both books, and vote for a winner. Voting for round three will start March 20th on the Hilltop Library Website. The winning books from round three will be chosen as the 2015 5th Grade Book Champions!
Prizes: Students must take an AR test and score at least 7/10, and then VOTE for their favorite book to be eligible to win a prize. Prizes are given randomly, so you can win even if you don't vote for the winning title! Prizes will include books, posters and more!
May the best book win!
Absolutely Almost by Lisa Graff
The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer Holm
Dolphins of Shark Bay by Pamela Turner
Ride alongside the author Pamela S. Turner and her scientific team and meet a cast of dolphin characters. They seek to answer the question: just why are dolphins so smart? And what does their behavior tell us about human intelligence, captive animals, and the future of the ocean?
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Grandfather Gandhi by Arun Gandhi
One thick, hot day, Arun Gandhi travels with his family to Grandfather Gandhi’s village. Silence fills the air—but peace feels far away for young Arun. Can Arun ever live up to the Mahatma? Will he ever make his grandfather proud?