Battle Books 2019

Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan

Esperanza is forced to leaver her life of privilege in Mexico to go work in the labor camps of Southern California, where she must adapt to the harsh circumstances facing Mexican farm workers on the eve of the Great Depression. Find in Catalog

Beyond the Bright Sea by Lauren Wolk

Set adrift on the ocean in a small skiff as a newborn, twelve-year-old Crow embarks on a quest to find the missing pieces of her history. Find in Catalog

The Adventurers Guild by Zack Loran Clark and Nick Eliopulos

Conscripted into the dangerous Adventurers Guild, best friends Zed and Brock must defend what is left of humanity against terrible monsters in this epic fantasy. Find in Catalog

All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook by Leslie Connor

Born and raised in a prison where his mother is incarcerated, Perry T. Cook is taken to live with a foster family, where he feels trapped and out of place, and works to find a way to be reunited with his mother. Find in Catalog

Raymie Nightingale by Kate DiCamillo

Hoping that if she wins a local beauty pageant her father will come home, Raymie practices twirling a baton and performing good deeds as she is drawn into an unlikely friendship with a drama queen and a saboteur. Find in Catalog

The battles will include questions about all of these books.  Teams are responsible for dividing up books among team members so all books are covered.  The more books each team member reads, the better your chances are in the competition.  All books are available to check out from DTDL and GLADL in multiple formats.