Intermediate Book List

The Book Selection Committee is currently working hard to select the best books possible for the 2015 Reading Olympics. The titles will be posted on this site during the month of November 2014.

The 2014 Philadelphia Reading Olympics Intermediate List can be found below for your reference.

A synopsis of each book and sample questions are available in the coach manual.

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Title Author Genre Reading Level Number of Pages
Belly Up Stuart Gibbs Mystery/Adventure 5.6 307
Capture the Flag Kate Messner Mystery/Adventure 4.5 240
Darnell Rock Reporting Walter Dean Myers Realistic Fiction 4.5 135
Dear Austin: Letters from the Underground Railroad Elvira Woodruff Historical Fiction 5.3 144
The Fingertips of Duncan Dorfman Meg Wolitzer Realistic Fiction 5.2 140
The Genius Files: Mission Unstoppable Dan Gutman Mystery/Adventure 4.8 304
The Great Gilly Hopkins Katherine Paterson Realistic Fiction 5.3 160
Jake and Lily Jerry Spinelli Realistic Fiction 3.2 352
Love that Dog Sharon Creech Narrative Poetry 4.1 128
Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute  #1 Jarrett J. Krosoczka Graphic Novel 2.2 96
Milo Sticky Notes and Brain Freeze Alan Silberberg Realistic Fiction 5.5 128
The Other Half of My Heart Sundee T. Frazier Realistic Fiction 4.9 304
Pie Sarah Weeks Magical Realism 5.6 192
Saving Audie: A Pit Bull Puppy Gets a Second Chance Dorothy Hinshaw Patent  William Munoz Non-Fiction 5.9 48
Sidekicks Dan Santat Graphic Novel 4.8 224
Wild Girl Patricia Reilly Giff Realistic Fiction 4.3 160
Wings of Fire  Book 1: The Dragonet Prophecy Tui T. Sutherland Science Fiction/Fantasy 5.0 336
Winners Take All (All-Star Sports Story) Fred Bowen Realistic Fiction 4.3 112
Wonder R. J. Palacio Realistic Fiction 4.8 320
The Year of the Book (An Anna Wong novel) Andrea Cheng Realistic Fiction 3.6 160