Eden Hall Battle of the Books - Grade 5

Order your books here for the 2022 5th grade Battle of the Books at Eden Hall.  If you have any questions about ordering or delivery, please call Riverstone Books at 412-366-1001.

Breaking Stalin's Nose By Eugene Yelchin, Eugene Yelchin (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Eugene Yelchin, Eugene Yelchin (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781250034106
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Published: Square Fish - October 15th, 2013

A Newbery Honor Book.

Sasha Zaichik has known the laws of the Soviet Young Pioneers since the age of six:
The Young Pioneer is devoted to Comrade Stalin, the Communist Party, and Communism.
A Young Pioneer is a reliable comrade and always acts according to conscience.
A Young Pioneer has a right to criticize shortcomings.


Clean Getaway By Nic Stone Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781984893000
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Published: Yearling - January 5th, 2021

From the New York Times bestselling author of Dear Martin comes a middle-grade road-trip story through American race relations past and present, perfect for fans of Jacqueline Woodson and Jason Reynolds.

How to Go on an Unplanned Road Trip with Your Grandma:
- Grab a Suitcase: Prepacked from the big spring break trip that got CANCELLED.


COOP Knows the Scoop By Taryn Souders Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781492640189
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Published: Sourcebooks Young Readers - July 7th, 2020

2021 Edgar Award Nominee for Best Juvenile Mystery

From award-winning author Taryn Souders comes a charming, southern middle grade mystery perfect for fans of Stranger Things and the Masterminds series.

The whole town is talking about what's buried beneath the playground...


Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus: Volume 1 By Dusti Bowling Cover Image
$8.95
ISBN: 9781454932994
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Published: Union Square Kids - March 5th, 2019

"Aven is a perky, hilarious, and inspiring protagonist whose attitude and humor will linger even after the last page has turned." --School Library Journal (Starred review)


Jacky Ha-Ha By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein, Kerascoët (Illustrator) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316432535
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Published: jimmy patterson - September 26th, 2017

A hilarious class clown tells jokes to escape her worries in James Patterson's #1 New York Times bestselling middle grade novel.


Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks By Jason Reynolds, Alexander Nabaum (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jason Reynolds, Alexander Nabaum (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781481438292
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - October 27th, 2020

Carnegie Medal winner
A National Book Award Finalist
Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book
An NPR Favorite Book of 2019
A New York Times Best Children’s Book of 2019

A Time Best Children’s Book of 2019
A Today Show Best Kids’ Book of 2019
A Washington Post Best Children’s Boo


Masterminds By Gordon Korman Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062299994
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Published: Balzer + Bray - February 2nd, 2016

The first book in the action-packed trilogy from New York Times bestselling author Gordon Korman is perfect for fans of Stranger Things and James Patterson. 


Mighty Jack By Ben Hatke Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781626722644
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Published: First Second - September 6th, 2016

Jack might be the only kid in the world who's dreading summer. But he's got a good reason: summer is when his single mom takes a second job and leaves him at home to watch his autistic kid sister, Maddy. It's a lot of responsibility, and it's boring, too, because Maddy doesn't talk. Ever.


Pass Go and Collect $200: The Real Story of How Monopoly Was Invented By Tanya Lee Stone, Steven Salerno (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tanya Lee Stone, Steven Salerno (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781627791687
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - July 17th, 2018

Boldness, imagination, and ruthless competition combine in Tanya Lee Stone and Steven Salerno's Pass Go and Collect $200, a riveting picture book history of Monopoly, one of the world's most famous games.


A Wish in the Dark By Christina Soontornvat Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781536222975
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Published: Candlewick - September 7th, 2021

A 2021 Newbery Honor Book

A boy on the run. A girl determined to find him. A compelling fantasy looks at issues of privilege, protest, and justice.