Battle of the Books 2021: 5th Grade Booklist

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5th Grade Battle

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021

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If you’re interested in audio or digital copies of the books, check them out on Hoopla and OverDrive with your library card, or ask your local library staff for help!

The Cardboard Kingdom

Welcome to a neighborhood of kids who transform ordinary boxes into colorful costumes, and their ordinary block into cardboard kingdom. This is the summer when sixteen kids encounter knights and rogues, robots and monsters–and their own inner demons–on one last quest before school starts again. You can also check out this title as an eBook on OverDrive/Libby.

A Dash of Trouble

All Leo wants is to be able to help bake the treats for the Día de los Muertos festival, the biggest celebration of the year, but she is still too young, according to her mama and hermanas. She decides to prove that her magic is worthy of the bakery by helping her friend Caroline with a crush – what could go wrong? You can also check out this title as eAudio on OverDrive/Libby, as eAudio on Hoopla and as an eBook on Hoopla.

Pie in the Sky

Jingwen’s family has moved to Australia and he is struggling with not knowing the language and being stuck babysitting his little brother. To make life bearable he remembers the bakery his dad wanted to open back home, and starts to bake cakes, against the wishes of his mother. You can also check out this title as an eBook on OverDrive/Libby and as eAudio on OverDrive/Libby.