• Oregon Battle of the Books

    Welcome to the page for the Oregon Battle of the Books (OBOB). OBOB is a literary program for 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders designed to encourage reading, broaden the interests of students, raise their level of comprehension, engender a commitment to academic excellence, promote teamwork, and facilitate cooperative learning between peers. Additional information about the program can be found on the official OBOB website: https://www.oregonbattleofthebooks.org/

    Please contact Erin Black-Mitchell (blackerinm@gmail.com) or Meryl Riddle (merylrf@yahoo.com) if you have questions or are interested in volunteering.


    OBOB 2018-19 Reading List

    3rd to 5th Grade Division

    • Book Scavenger by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
    • George by Alex Gino
    • Hana’s Suitcase by Karen Levine
    • The Hero’s Guide to Saving Your Kingdom by Christopher Healy
    • In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse by Joseph Marshall III
    • The Infinity Year of Avalon James by Dana Middleton
    • Nightbird by Alice Hoffman
    • Pip Bartlett’s Guide to Magical Creatures by Jackson Pearce & Maggie Stiefvater
    • Real Friends by Shannon Hale
    • Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson
    • Ugly by Robert Hoge
    • Waylon! One Awesome Thing by Sara Pennypacker
    • When the Sea Turned to Silver by Grace Lin
    • A Whole New Ballgame by Phil Bildner
    • The Wild Robot by Peter Brown
    • Wish by Barbara O’Connor