Battle of the Books

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    The 2021-2022 tentative title list has been released!  Romig and West teams will begin meeting in September 2021. 

     

    Next year’s middle and high school titles are listed below.  (The entire K-12 list is available here if you are curious about elementary title selections.)

     

     

     

     

    2021 – 2022 Tentative Title List

    Middle School:

    collage of 2021-2022 battle of the books covers

     

    Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne
    Good Kind of Trouble by Lisa Ramee
    Harbor Me by Jacqueline Woodson
    Heir Apparent by Vivian Vande Velde
    House Arrest by K.A. Holt
    Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks by Jason Reynolds
    Not if I Save You First by Ally Carter
    Port Chicago 50:  Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight For Civil Rights by Steve Sheinkin
    Posted by John David Anderson
    Selection by Kiera Cass

    Alternate:  Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan
    Alternate:  Dark Life by Kat Falls
    Alternate:  Warrior Heir by Cinda Williams Chima
    Alternate:  Wink: Surviving Middle School with One Eye Open by Rob Harrell

     

    2021 – 2022 Tentative Title List

    High School:

    2021-2022 high school battle of the book titles

     

    Be Not Far From Me: A Novel by Mindy McGinnis
    Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba
    Field Guide to the North American Teenager by Ben Philippe
    If I Stay by Gayle Forman
    Midnigt at the Electric by Jodi Anderson
    Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson
    Warcross by Marie Lu
    We Are Not from Here by Jenny Sanchez
    White Rose by Kip Wilson
    Wolf Called Romeo by Nick Jans

     

    Alternate: Far from the Tree by Robin Benway
    Alternate: Grave Mercy by Robin LeFevers
    Alternate: Love, Hate and Other Filters by Samira Ahmed
    Alternate: Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly