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Multcolib Kids Picks: 2015 Oregon Battle of the Books, grades 3-5 (audio and ebooks)

Annotation:Click on this link to find the printed books of the OBOB titles.

The One and Only Ivan
The One and Only Ivan By Applegate, Katherine (eBook - 2012 ) OverDrive downloadable ebook Check availability»

Annotation:When Ivan, a gorilla who has lived for years in a down-and-out circus-themed mall, meets Ruby, a baby elephant that has been added to the mall, he decides that he must find her a better life.

The One and Only Ivan
The One and Only Ivan By Applegate, Katherine (Audiobook CD - 2013 ) CD Children APPLEGATE 2013 Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 17 copies
The World According to Humphrey
The World According to Humphrey By Birney, Betty G. (eBook - 2005 ) OverDrive downloadable ebook Check availability»

Annotation:Humphrey, pet hamster at Longfellow School, learns that he has an important role to play in helping his classmates and teacher.

Tales of A Fourth Grade Nothing
Tales of A Fourth Grade Nothing By Blume, Judy (eBook - 2011 ) OverDrive downloadable ebook Check availability»

Annotation:A light, humorous story about Pete Hatcher and his troubles with his cantankerous two-and-a-half-year-old brother. The tale continues in Superfudge, where the two, now a little older, move with their family to Princeton for a year. --Booklist

Gaby, Lost and Found
Gaby, Lost and Found By Cervantes, Angela (eBook - 2013 ) OverDrive downloadable ebook Check availability»

Annotation:Gaby Howard loves volunteering at the local animal shelter. Her mother has been deported to Honduras and Gaby is stuck living with her inattentive dad. She's confident that her mom will come home soon so that they can adopt Gaby's favorite shelter cat together. But Gaby worries that her plans for the perfect family are about to fall apart.

The Year of the Book
The Year of the Book By Cheng, Andrea (eBook - 2012 ) OverDrive downloadable ebook Check availability»

Annotation:Follows a young Chinese American girl, as she navigates relationships with family, friends, and her fourth-grade classroom, and finds a true best friend.

A Nest for Celeste
A Nest for Celeste A Story About Art, Inspiration, and the Meaning of Home By Cole, Henry (eBook - 2010 ) OverDrive downloadable ebook Check availability»

Annotation:Celeste, a mouse longing for a real home, becomes a source of inspiration to teenaged Joseph, assistant to the artist and naturalist John James Audubon, at a New Orleans, Louisiana, plantation in 1821.

The Trouble With Chickens
The Trouble With Chickens A J.J. Tully Mystery By Cronin, Doreen (eBook - 2011 ) OverDrive downloadable ebook Check availability»

Annotation:A hard-bitten former search-and-rescue dog helps solve a complicated missing chicken case.

The Trouble With Chickens
The Trouble With Chickens A J.J. Tully Mystery By Cronin, Doreen (Downloadable Audiobook - 2011 ) OverDrive downloadable audiobook Check availability»
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane By DiCamillo, Kate (eBook - 2009 ) OverDrive downloadable ebook Check availability»

Annotation:Edward Tulane, a cold-hearted and proud toy rabbit, loves only himself until he is separated from the little girl who adores him and travels across the country, acquiring new owners and listening to their hopes, dreams, and histories.

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane By DiCamillo, Kate (Audiobook CD - 2006 ) CD Children DICAMILLO All copies in use Availability details Holds: 3 on 6 copies
Swindle
Swindle By Korman, Gordon (eBook - 2012 ) OverDrive downloadable ebook Check availability»

Annotation:After unscrupulous collector S. Wendell Palamino cons him out of a valuable baseball card, sixth-grader Griffin Bing puts together a band of misfits to break into Palomino's heavily guarded store and steal the card back, planning to use the money to finance his father's failing invention, the SmartPick fruit picker.

Starry River of the Sky
Starry River of the Sky By Lin, Grace (eBook - 2012 ) 3M downloadable ebook Check availability»

Annotation:An innkeeper's chore boy discovers that a visitor's stories hold the key to returning the moon to the Starry River of the Sky.

Starry River of the Sky
Starry River of the Sky By Lin, Grace (Audiobook CD - 2012 ) CD Children LIN All copies in use Availability details Holds: 3 on 13 copies
Rules
Rules By Lord, Cynthia (eBook - 2013 ) OverDrive downloadable ebook Check availability»

Annotation:Frustrated at life with an autistic brother, twelve-year-old Catherine longs for a normal existence but her world is further complicated by a friendship with a young paraplegic.

The Fantastic Secret of Owen Jester
The Fantastic Secret of Owen Jester By O'Connor, Barbara (eBook - 2010 ) OverDrive downloadable ebook Check availability»

Annotation:After Owen captures an enormous bullfrog, names it Tooley Graham, then has to release it, he and two friends try to use a small submarine that fell from a passing train to search for Tooley in the Carter, Georgia, pond it came from, while avoiding nosy neighbor Viola.

Tales From the Odyssey
Tales From the Odyssey Part 1 By Osborne, Mary Pope (eBook - 2012 ) OverDrive downloadable ebook Check availability»

Annotation:Giants and Cannibals! Wonders and Witches! One Amazing Hero. Brave Odysseus is far from home, tossed by stormy seas, and cursed by an angry one-eyed giant. If he ever wants to see his family again, he will have to face hungry cannibals, outwit a beautiful witch, and sail past a six-headed serpent. It's the ultimate test of endurance and courage. This volume includes: Book One: The One-Eyed Giant; Book Two: The Land of the Dead; and Book Three: Sirens and Sea Monsters.

Kizzy Ann Stamps
Kizzy Ann Stamps By Watts, Jeri Hanel (eBook - 2012 ) OverDrive downloadable ebook Check availability»

Annotation:Taking things in stride is not easy for Kizzy Ann, but with her border collie, Shag, at her side, she sets out to live a life as sweet as syrup on cornbread.

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Here are the titles for the 2015 Oregon Battle of the Books (OBOB) in audio (digital and CD audiobooks) and ebook format. For more about OBOB, visit its website using the link at the end of the list.


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