Alaska’s Battle of the Books official website

Students in grades 3-5 at Seward Elementary participate in the Battle of the Books.  Students in those grades read 12 books, discuss them and answer reading comprehension questions about the books.

The Battle of the Books is sponsored by the Alaska Association of School Librarians (AkASL).

3rd-4th Grade Battle Books : 2018-19 coach Mrs. Flowers

  • The Boy Who Invented TV by Kathleen Krull
  • Bunnicula by Deborah Howe
  • Fangbone, Third-Grade Barbarian by Michael Rex
  • Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor by Jon Scieszka
  • Honus and Me by Dan Gutman
  • Mary’s Wild Winter Feast by Hannah Lindoff
  • Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo
  • NERDS by Michael Buckley
  • North: Amazing Story of Arctic Migration by Nick Dowson
  • Ruby Lee and Me by Shannon Hitchcock
  • Upside Down Magic by Sarah Mlynowski
  • Waiting for the Magic by Patricia MacLachlan


5th-6th Grade Battle Books : 2018-19 coach Mrs. Doepken

  • All’s Faire in Middle School by Victoria Jamieson 
  • Book Scavenger by Jennifer Bertman
  • Circus Mirandus by Cassie Beasley
  • Cold Cereal by Adam Rex
  • Ghost by Jason Reynolds
  • Half Magic by Edward Eager
  • Hero on a Bicycle by Shirley Hughes
  • Inquisitor’s Tale by Adam Gidwitz
  • Journey that Saved Curious George by Louise Borden
  • Legend of the Ghost Dog by Elizabeth Kimmel
  • Short by Holly Sloan
  • The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly Bradley



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