Want to flex your READING muscles?

Start now and join a Battle of the Books Team.

This page offers information about upcoming Battle of the Books teams at White Mountain Elementary and Ruidoso Middle School.
Start reading books to join (book lists below) Meet with your book reading team members this fall to get ready for the battle.
Battle set for Las Cruces, April 2020.

We are on Facebook…. but who isn’t? https://www.facebook.com/LCNMBOB/
At WME contact Ms. Thurston or Mr. Lewis for more information about the Battle of the Book team or to borrow a book. Books can be checked out from Ms. Thurston’s room, the WME library, our local village library or onlin with your library card. Check your local bookstore and many books can be found on Amazon or other retailers.

At RMS contact Mrs. Draper or Mrs. Tucker for information

More information about the competition is at http://nmlibraries.org/battleofthebooks

Visit your library and Read on! Visit your school and local library to check out books or contact team sponsors.

Elementary Level List

Ban This Book by Alan Gratz
Black Book of Secrets by F. E. Higgins
Blue Birds by Caroline Starr Rose
The Cats of Tanglewood Forest by Charles de Lint
Charlie and Frog by Karen Kane
The Doughnut Fix by Jessie Janowitz
Front Desk by Kelly Yang
The Game of Silence by Louise Erdrich
How Oscar Indigo Broke the Universe (and Put It Back Together Again) by David Teague
Let ‘Er Buck! George Fletcher, the People’s Champion by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
Library on Wheels by Sharlee Glenn
Louisiana’s Way Home by Kate DiCamillo
Lucky Broken Girl by Ruth Behar
The Night Diary by Veera Hiranandani
Out of Left Field by Ellen Klages
The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson
The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud
Space Case by Stuart Gibbs
The Wolf’s Boy by Susan Beckhorn Williams
The Year Money Grew on Trees by Aaron Hawkins
Middle School Level List

Cinder by Marissa Meyer
City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab
Counting Coup: Becoming a Crow Chief on the Reservation and Beyond
by Joseph Medicine Crow
The Doughnut Fix by Jessie Janowitz
The Endless Steppe by Esther Hautzig
Fake Blood by Whitney Gardner
The Frame-Up by Wendy McLeod MacKnight
Girl with a Camera by Carolyn Meyer
Grenade by Alan Gratz
How Oscar Indigo Broke the Universe (and Put It Back Together Again)
by David Teague
Lucky Broken Girl by Ruth Behar
Macy McMillan and the Rainbow Goddess by Shari Green
Midnight without a Moon by Linda Williams Jackson
The Only Road by Alexandra Diaz
The Perfect Score by Rob Buyea
The Science of Breakable Things by Tae Keller
Sylo by D. J. MacHale
The Truth About Martians by Melissa Savage
Warriors by Joseph Bruchac
The Wolf’s Boy by Susan Williams Beckhorn


If you would like to help the Battle of the Book teams please contact the sponsors at the school or contact us here at SBBSP.

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