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  • Battle of the Books titles for the 2019-2020 School Year

    A Nest for Celeste by Henry Cole

    Front Desk by Kelly Yang

    The Great Treehouse War by Lisa Graff

    The Key to Extraordinary by Natalie Lloyd

    The Last Musketeer by Stuart Gibbs

    The League of Seven by Alan Gratz and Brett Helquist

    The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg by Rodman Philbrick

    Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe by Jo Watson Hackl

    Woods Runner by Gary Paulsen

    Smells Like Dog by Suzanne Selfors

    Tuesdays at the Castle by Jessica Day George

    Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt

    Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate

    Ungifted by Gordon Korman

EMY Battle of the Books

  • The EMY Battle of the Books team is open to any student in the fourth or fifth grade. Students are required to read all books selected by the ABSS Media Specialists/AIG teachers from the NC Battle of the Book list (usually consists of 16 books).


    Student meet with Mrs. Tate and Ms. Cranford to touch base with deadlines and comprehension quizzes and activities.  Mock Battles and computer quizzes help get our team of 6-8 players ready for the county wide battle in April each year!