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Titles for 2018 - 2019

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For pronunciation of authors' names : TeachingBooks 

Use the title links to see Ms. Lewis's reviews of the books on Goodreads. Keep in mind that the ratings stars reflect my personal enjoyment of the books, not my opinion of their quality.

Grade 6
Grade 7/8
The Fairy Tale Detectives, Michael Buckley Chasing Vermeer, Blue Balliett
My Teacher is an Alien, Bruce Coville  Absolute Pressure, Sigmund Brouwer
Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer, John Grisham Matched, Allie Condie
The Fourteenth Goldfish, Jennifer L. Holm Marley: A Dog Like No Other, John Grogan
Roller Girl, Victoria Jamieson   The Outsiders, S.E. Hinton
Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio, Peg Kehret  Believe: The Victorious Story of Eric LeGrand (Young Readers' Edition), with Mike Yorkey
Ungifted, Gordon Korman  How Angel Peterson Got His Name and Other Outrageous Tales About Extreme Sports, Gary Paulsen
A Wrinkle in Time, Madeleine L'Engle  Flygirl, Sherri L. Smith 
Number the Stars, Lois Lowry  Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie, Jordan Sonnenblick
Rain Reign, Ann M. Martin  Outcasts United: The Story of a Refugee Soccer Team that Changed a Town, Warren St. John
Kensuke's Kingdom, Michael Morpurgo  When You Reach Me, Rebecca Stead
Riding Freedom, Pam Munoz Ryan  Homecoming, Cynthia Voigt
Shooting Kabul, N.H.Senzai  Uglies, Scott Westerfeld
Maniac Magee, Jerry Spinelli  Soldier X, Don Wulffson
Niagara Falls or Does It? Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver  Elsewhere, Gabrielle Zevin
6th Grade: Battle Preview 2018-2019

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7th & 8th Grades: Battle Preview 2018-2019

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Battle Forms 2018-2019

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Individual Registration Form - Click here to fill out the form. Due by Nov. 22, 2018 !
Ms. Lewis will see sixth grade English classes to explain the program and distribute packets. New and returning participants are welcome from each grade. Please contact Ms. Lewis if you have questions.
Book Reminder - Due dates: TBD
Book Reminder forms will be posted as Google Docs, so you can download them and fill them out on your computer if you don't want to print them. Completed book reminders can be emailed/or shared on Google Drive to Ms. Lewis by the due dates.
Battle Dates 2018 - 2019

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Competition Schedule
Kawameeh 6th, 7th, and 8th grade battles:TBD
Interscholastic Battle:TBD
Student Staff Battle: TBD 
Practice Schedule
Practices take place during lunch, in the KMS Library, two or three days after book reminders are due. Book reminders must be completed in order for team members to practice.

 Book Reminder Due Dates
Each team member must hand in a completed book reminder for each of their four books.
1st Reminder - December
2nd Reminder - January
3rd Reminder - February
4th Reminder - March

Spring 2018 Battle Results!

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KMS Winning Teams:
Grade 6 - Avocados (Riley Brady, Jasline Hernandez, Shannon Maloney, Kate Sousa, Connor Van Tine, Rhessa Nicolas)
Grade 7 -  The Meme Team (Kathryn Lunny, Gabrielle Mori, Kylie Pello, Allison Phillips, Camille Zimmerman)
Grade 8 - The A Team (Alejandro Espinal, Jonathan Flores, Zachary Muhlstock, Brendan Sarpong)
Interscholastic Battle:
Grade 6 - HB Whitehorne
Grade 7 - HB Whitehorne
Grade 8 - Kawameeh
KMS Student Staff Battle:
1st Place - Roll out Readers (Ms. DeBlasi, Ms. Ferrise, Ms. Hudson, Ms. Neas, Ms. Nick, Ms. Stabler)
2nd Place -  Protagonists (Ms. Dowling, Ms. Kelly, Mr. Malanda, Ms. McCartney, Mr. Redfern, Ms. Winters)