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Battle of the Books

Point Vicente is one of the charter Palos Verdes schools fielding a team in the Battle of the Books! This program is a wonderful opportunity for book lovers - and an incentive for students needing a nudge - to read good books and share them with peers!


Battle of the Books is for- 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders who love to read, and for parents who want to see their children reading high quality books.


BOB 2023-2024

Here is a list of books to read by month. 



Meeting Dates are Mondays 1:30-2:00 at Pt. Vicente on the following days:

October 30th 

December 4th

January 22

February 26

March 25

April 15


The Pre-Battle Meeting will be on Tuesday April 16th from 3:30 - 4:30 at Soleado ES.  The Final Battle is Saturday April 20th from 8:30am - 12 at Soleado.  Good luck to all our participants!


Questions?  Contact the librarian at [email protected]


Full List of books this year:
Author Title

Applegate, Katherine The One and Only Ivan

Blume, Judy Freckle Juice

Brown, Tricia Bobbie the Wonder Dog: A True Story

Byars, Betsy Tornado

Catling, Patrick The Chocolate Touch

Chokshi, Roshani Aru Sha and the End of Time

Christopher, Matt Ice Magic

Cleary, Beverly Muggie Maggie

Clements, Andrew Frindle

Cohen, Barbara Molly’s Pilgrim

Davis, Jacqueline The Lemonade War

DiCamillo, Kate Because of Winn-Dixie

Fleischman, Sid By the Great Horn Spoon

Fleming, Candace Boxes for Katje

Hobbs, Valerie Sheep

Jones, Kelly Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer

Korman, Gordon Masterminds

LaReau, Kara The Infamous Ratsos

Markle, Sandra What If You Had Animal Eyes?

Manes, Stephen Be a Perfect Person In Just Three Days

Pennypacker, Sara Clementine

Scieszka, Jon Knights of the Kitchen Table

Spinelli, Jerry Fourth Grade Rats

Tarshis, Lauren I Survived the Great Molasses Flood, 1919

Vernick, Audrey Brothers at Bat: The True Story of an Amazing All Brother Baseball Team

Warner, Gertrude Boxcar Children

Wiles, Deborah Love, Ruby Lavender

Winter, Jonah You Never Heard of Sandy Koufax?