Welcome to the

Archer Lodge Middle School Gators'

Battle of the Books Team Website


Angela Causby, Media Coordinator

Joshua Hostetter, 7th Grade Social Studies Teacher

Battle of the Books Practice will be on the following dates immediately following school:  

October 3

October 17

October 31

November 14

December 5

December 19

Practice will be in the Media Center, unless told otherwise.  Please have your ride be at the school at 4:00 to pick you up.

Battle of the Books Reading Completed:  https://docs.google.com/a/johnston.k12.nc.us/forms/d/1VD-ga2aBJJN0xDTbLAl-GdQI-80XdbRhgJFUzcRqQpA/viewform


Battle of the Books Titles for 2013-2014

Click here for more information on each title listed below.

Return to Sender

Julia Alvarez

The Underneath

Nikki Grimes

Iron Thunder:  The Battle Between the Monitor and the Merrimac


The Boy Who Dared

Susan Campbell Bartoletti

Island of the Unknowns:  A Mystery (Previously:  The Unknowns:  A Mystery)

Benedict Carey

That Summer

Sarah Dressen

Gym Candy

Carl Deuker

Forged by Fire

Sharon M. Draper

Under a War-Torn Sky

Laura Elliott

The Brooklyn Nine

Alan Gratz

Out of the Dust

Karen Hesse

Red Scarf Girl

Ji-Li Jiang


Angela Johnson

Cracker!  The Best Dog in Vietnam

Cynthia Kadohata


Gordon Korman

To Kill a Mockingbird

Harper Lee


Marie Lu

A Monster Calls

Patrick Ness


R.J. Palacio

Ghosts in the Fog

Samantha Seiple

Bomb:  the Race to Build and Steal the World's Most Dangerous Weapon

Steve Sheinkin

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Betty Smith

The Emerald Atlas

John Stephens

The Mysterious Benedict Society

Trenton Lee Stewart

The Land

Mildred D. Taylor

Three Times Lucky

Sheila Turnage


Barbara Wright