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    North Carolina Battle of the Books List

    2012 – 2013 Title



    Kenneth Oppel

    Bronx Masquerade

    Nikki Grimes

    Chicken Boy

    Frances O’Roark Dowell

    Code Talker: A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two

    Joseph Bruchac

    Dead End in Norvelt

    Jack Gantos

    Death Cloud

    Andrew Lane

    Diamonds in the Shadow

    Caroline B. Cooney

    Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie

    Jordan Sonnenblick


    Neal Shusterman


    Carl Hiaasen

    Freak the Mighty

    Rodman Philbrick

    George Washington, Spymaster: How the Americans Outspied the British and Won the Revolutionary War

    Thomas B. Allen

    The Graveyard Book

    Neil Gaiman

    Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life

    Wendy Mass

    Just Ella **

    Margaret Peterson Haddix

    Left for Dead: A Young Man’s Search for Justice for the USS Indianapolis

    Peter Nelson

    The Nine Pound Hammer

    John Claude Bemis

    Out of My Mind

    Sharon M. Draper


    Roland Smith

    Peter and the Starcatchers

    Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson

    Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science

    John Fleischman

    Saraswati’s Way

    Monica Schroder

    Stones in Water

    Donna Jo Napoli

    Storm Warriors

    Elisa Carbone

    Under the Mesquite

    Guadalupe Garcia McCall

    The Wednesday Wars

    Gary D. Schmidt

    White Fang ***

    Jack London