• Calling all rising 4th and 5th Grade READERS!!!! If you love to read, get started this summer by reading next year's Battle of the Books! All 4th and 5th grade students interested, may sign up to join the Battle of the Books Team for WCES during the first week of school!

    North Carolina School Library Media Association
    2019-2020 Elementary Battle of the Books 



    A Nest for Celeste 

    Henry Cole


    Katherine Applegate

    Fish in a Tree 

    Lynda Mullaly Hunt

    Front Desk 

    Kelly Yang

    The Great Treehouse War 

    Lisa Graff

    Greetings From Nowhere 

    Barbara O’Connor

    The Key to Extraordinary

    Natalie Lloyd

    The Last Musketeer 

    Stuart Gibbs

    The League of Seven 

    Alan Gratz

    The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg 

    Rodman Philbrick

    Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe 

    Jo Watson Hackl

    Smells Like Dog 

    Suzanne Selfors

    Tuesdays at the Castle 

    Jessica Day George


    Gordon Korman

    Woods Runner

    Gary Paulsen