Battle Books 2017

2017 Battle Books

Book Scavenger by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
Emily loves playing Book Scavenger, a game where puzzling clues lead you to books hidden all around the country. After moving to San Francisco, she teams up with new friend James to follow the secrets of an odd book, hoping to save her hero, publisher Garrison Griswold, and themselves, from danger. book | ebook

Chasing Secrets by Gennifer Choldenko
In 1900, rumors have started that the plague is spreading in San Francisco, and Lizzie, who helps her doctor father make house calls, becomes scared for Jing, her family’s beloved cook, when Chinatown is quarantined. Lizzie hopes to solve the medical mystery in her city and keep her family safe. book | audio | ebook

The Luck Uglies by Paul Durham
Rye O’Chanter and her two friends delve into the secret lore of their village when mysterious creatures of legend reappear on the night of the Black Moon, leading them to the notorious secret society, the Luck Uglies. book | ebook

The Seventh Most Important Thing by Shelley Pearsall
In 1963, thirteen-year-old Arthur is sentenced to community service helping the neighborhood Junk Man after he throws a brick at the old man’s head in a moment of rage, but the junk he collects might be more important than he suspects. book | ebook

The Water Castle by Megan Frazer Blakemore
Ephraim is suspicious of Crystal Springs, Maine, when his family moves into an inherited mansion. All the kids seem to be abnormally high-achievers and he begins to uncover dark secrets involving the town, family rivalries, and a generations-long quest to find healing waters. book | ebook

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.