The new school year is set to start in less than two weeks. This year all three Decatur elementary schools are using the same list for Battle of the Books, with the winners from each school competing against each other in a final showdown.
Here is the reading list for 1st and 2nd graders if you want to give your little ones a head start.
1. A , by Suzanne Bloom
2., by Barbara Abercrombie