2007-2008 Battle Book List

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  (A) – available in audio format (L) – available in large print


Grace A. Dow Memorial Library

AVI TRUE CONFESSIONS OF CHARLOTTE DOYLE : When Charlotte Doyle travels as the lone girl on a voyage from England, she must deal with a murderous captain and rebellious crew. (A)
BIRNEY WORLD ACCORDING TO HUMPHREY :Even though he can’t talk to them, Humphrey, the classroom pet hamster, has a lot to teach both kids and adults.
BUCKLEY FAIRY-TALE DETECTIVES : Since the mysterious disappearance of their parents, Sabrina and Daphne Grimm have been placed in numerous foster homes. But the lady who says she’s their grandmother and insists fairy tales are true is the oddest one yet. (A)
CLEARY HENRY HUGGINS : Henry doesn’t think anything interesting ever happens to him. Then he meets a stray dog and embarks on the most exciting year of his life. (A)
COVILLE INTO THE LAND OF THE UNICORNS : Leap with Cara into Luster, the land of the unicorns, and meet up with many unusual characters – both good and bad.
DUPRAU CITY OF EMBER : For over 200 years, the residents of Ember have lived pleasantly. But now the lights go out frequently and supplies are low. Can Lina and Doon find the courage to leave the city of Ember and find the city of light Lina dreams about? (A)
GIFF NORY RYAN’S SONG : When the potatoes that Nory and her family count on harvesting become diseased, Nory dreams of leaving Ireland for America. (A, L)
GUTMAN MILLION DOLLAR PUTT : Although blind, Ed “Bogie” Bogard is a natural at golf. With the help of his new friend, Birdie, Bogie begins conquering the golf course, learning a few family secrets along the way.
HAHN THE OLD WILLIS PLACE : Diana and Georgie know all the rules they must follow to live and play near the Old Willis Place. But the new caretaker’s daughter doesn’t follow the rules, and unleashes a ghost bent on revenge.
HALE FAREWELL MY LUNCHBAG : Chet Gecko is back! This time he must find the cafeteria food thief and fast – everyone thinks it’s him! (A)
KJELGAARD BIG RED : Danny and his dog, Big Red, risk their lives to stop a killer grizzly bear.
LINDGREN PIPPI LONGSTOCKING : When Pippi’s around, anything can happen, and usually does. (A)
LOWRY NUMBER THE STARS : In German-occupied Denmark, Annemarie and her parents risk their lives to help a Jewish family escape to Sweden. (A)
NORTON THE BORROWERS : When Arietty Clock, a member of a family of miniature people, is spotted by a regular-sized boy, disaster follows. Can the Clock family escape? (A)
PARK PROJECT MULBERRY : The last thing Julia Song wants to do for her state fair project is something that highlights her Korean heritage. But when she and her friend Patrick decide to raise silkworms, she learns a lot about patience, friendship, prejudice and tolerance. (A)
ROBERTS THE KIDNAPPERS : Joey has a reputation for telling stories, so it’s not surprising that no one believes he saw the class bully get kidnapped.
SALISBURY UNDER THE BLOOD RED SUN : It is December 1941, and the only thing that Tomi, a Japanese-American boy, really cares about is playing baseball with his buddies. Then Japan bombs Pearl Harbor near his Hawaiian home. (A)
SMITH SASQUATCH : When Dylan’s father returns from a hunting trip acting even stranger than usual, Dylan feels he needs to keep a close eye on him. Little does Dylan know his father isn’t the only one being watched.
WALLACE COYOTE AUTUMN : After moving from Chicago to Oklahoma, Brad is determined to finally have a pet. But will he be able to keep the orphaned coyote he rescues?
WOODRUFF RAVENMASTER’S SECRET : Living inside the Tower of London, where his father cares for the ravens, Forrest Harper has made friends with some of the prisoners kept there. But when a Scottish girl, Maddy, is sentenced to be hanged, can he risk everything to save her? (A)

(A) – available in audio format
(L) – available in large print


Grace A. Dow Memorial Library