School Library Journal's "Battle of the Books" -- Definitely Good Books for Kids!

We're glad we aren't judges.

These are some great books.

As Easy as Falling Off the Face of the Earth
by Lynne Rae Perkins
AR Level: 5.0

The Odyssey
by Gareth Hinds

AR Level: 5.1

One Crazy Summer
by Rita Williams-Garcia

AR Level: 4.6

A Conspiracy of Kings
by Megan Whalen Turner
AR Level: 6.6

They Called Themselves the K.K.K.
by Susan Campbell Bartoletti

AR Level: 9.2

Hereville: How Mirka Got Her Sword - NON-Fiction
by Barry Deutsch

AR Level: 2.5

A Tale Dark and Grimm
by Adam Gidwitz

AR Level: 4.6

Will Grayson, Will Grayson
by John Green and David Levithan

AR Level: 5.1

by Andy Mulligan

AR Level: 5.1

The Dreamer
by Pam Munoz Ryan

AR Level: 4.6

The Cardturner
by Louis Sachar

AR Level: 5.0

The Good, the Bad, and the Barbie - NON-Fiction
by Tanya Lee Stone

AR Level: 7.5

The Ring of Solomon
by Jonathan Stroud

AR Level: 5.9

by Deborah Wiles

AR Level: 4.4

by Kathi Appelt

AR Level: 5.0

Sugar Changed the World: A Story of Magic, Spice, Slavery, Freedom, and Science - NON-Fiction
by Marc Aronson and Marina Budhos

AR Level: 8.0