Past Battle Questions

Below are lists of questions for previous years’ battle books.  Not all of these questions were used in the battles.


Front Desk – Kelly Yang

Granted – John David Anderson

Marcus Vega Doesn’t Speak Spanish – Pablo Cartaya

The Parker inheritance – Varian Johnson

The Stone Girl’s Story – Sarah Beth Durst


The Adventurers Guild – Zack Loran Clark & Nick Eliopulos

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

Beyond the Bright Sea – Lauren Wolk

Esperanza Rising – Pam Munoz Ryan

Raymie Nightingale – Kate DiCamillo


Cosmic – Frank Cottrell Boyce

Fish in a Tree – Lynda Mullaly Hunt

Greenglass House – Kate Milford

One Crazy Summer – Rita Williams-Garcia

The Witch’s Boy – Kelly Barnhill


Book Scavenger – Jennifer Chambliss Bertman

Chasing Secrets – Gennifer Choldenko

The Luck Uglies – Paul Durham

The Seventh Most Important Thing – Shelley Pearsall

The Water Castle – Megan Frazer Blakemore


Icefall – Matthew J. Kirby

Malcolm at Midnight – W.H. Beck

The Mark of the Dragonfly – Jaleigh Johnson

A Snicker of Magic – Natalie Lloyd

Under the Egg – Laura Marx Fitzgerald


Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life – Wendy Mass

Mister Max: The Book of Lost Things – Cynthia Voigt

The Mysterious Howling (The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place) – Maryrose Wood

Three Times Lucky – Sheila Turnage

A Wrinkle in Time – Madeleine L’Engle


The False Prince – Jennifer A. Nielsen

From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg

Holes by Louis Sachar

The Vengekeep Prophecies by Brian Farrey

The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis


The City of Ember – Jeanne DuPrau

Moon Over Manifest – Clare Vanderpool

Notes from a Liar and Her Dog – Gennifer Choldenko

The Puzzling World of Winston Breen – Eric Berlin

The Ruins of Gorlan – John Flanagan


The Clockwork Three – Matthew J. Kirby

Number the Stars – Lois Lowry

Turtle in Paradise – Jennifer L. Holm

When You Reach Me – Rebecca Stead

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon – Grace Lin


Al Capone Does My Shirts – Gennifer Choldenko

Captain Nobody – Dean Pitchford

The Misadventures of Maude March – Audrey Couloumbis

Scat – Carl Hiaasen

Things Not Seen – Andrew Clements


Elijah of Buxton – Christopher Paul Curtis

Hope Was Here – Joan Bauer

Peter and the Starcatchers – Dave Barry & Ridley Pearson

Rules – Cynthia Lord

Stanford Wong Flunks Big Time – Lisa Yee


Heat – Mike Lupica

Ida B – Katherine Hannigan

The Mysterious Benedict Society – Trenton Lee Stewart

The Penderwicks – Jeanne Birdsall

The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle – Avi