West Vincent Reading Olympics

  • Calling all 4-6th graders who want to be part of an amazing and fun reading team.  Students are required to read at least 6 books from the Chester County Reading Olympics list.  They would then meet with their team coach during the year to go over comprehension questions and talk about the books before the competition.  Competition dates will be sometime later in the year and the competition is held in the evening.  Students will compete again other Chester County Schools to see who knows the most about the books.  Registration forms are available in the library for any student who wants to join the team.  The cost is $25 and is on a first come first serve basis…limited spots available.  For more information please visit this Information page.

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    2020 Event Dates & Locations:

    The Elementary School (gr. 4-5) Reading Olympics will be held TBA

    West Vincent has  two 4th grade team's led by Mrs.LaGioa and Mrs. Kulp. Two 5th grade team's led by Mrs. Vanemon and Mrs. Jurgewicz

    Please bring questions to your coach!


    The Middle School (gr. 6) Reading Olympics will be held TBA

    West Vincent has one middle school team, led by Mrs. Shultz. 

    Please bring any questions to your coach.

  • Elementary Book List

    AruShah and the End of Time

    Attack of the Turtle

    Bigger than a Bread Box

    Bridge to Terabithia

    Capture the Flag

    Click’d

    Dazzle Ships

    Drizzle

    El Deafo

    EllRay Jakes is Not a Chicken

    From the Mixed up Files of Basil E. Frankweiler

    Front Desk

    Hatchet

    I Survived the Nazi Invasion of 1944

    James and the Giant Peach

    John Henry

    Louisiana’s Way Home

    Love That Dog

    Masters of Disaster

    May B: A Novel in Verse

    Me and Marvin Gardens

    Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

    Night of the Twisters

    No More Dead Dogs

    No Talking

    One Crazy Summer

    Punished

    Rain Reign

    Rump: The True Story of Rumples

    Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes

    SAving Winslow

    Savvy

    Shelter Dogs: Amazing Stories of Adopted Strays

    Shoeless Joe and Me: A Baseball Card Adventure

    Strongheart:  Wonder Dog of the Silver Screen

    Stuart Little

    The First Rule of Punk

    The Great Serum Race:  Blazing the Iditarod Trail

    The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg

    Time for Andrew: A Ghost Story

    Who Was Ben Franklin?

    Wild Robot Escapes

    Wild Girl

     

    6th Grade Book List 

    Almost Home

    Angel Experiment

    Audacity

    Bomb: The Race to Build and Steal the World’s Dangerous Weapon

    Boy Who Reversed Himself

    Breadwinner

    Brown Girl Dreaming

    Catch You Later, Traitor

    Chasing Lincoln’s Killer

    Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice

    Closed for the Season

    Code Orange

    Courage Has No Color: The True Story of Triple Nickles

    Double Identity

    Eragon

    Fish in a Tree

    Flipped

    Hero

    Holes

    Home of the Brave

    House Arrest

    I Am Malala

    Invisible Emmie

    Masterpiece

    On The Blue Comet

    Peter and the Starcatchers

    Projekt 1065: A Novel of WWII

    Resistance

    Restart

    Stanford Wong Flunks Big Time

    Surviving Hitler: A Boy in the Nazi Death Camps

    SYLO

    The Crossing: How George Washington Saved the American Revolution

    The Crossover

    The Fairy Tale Detectives

    The Great Wide Sea

    The Honest Truth

    The Night Gardener

    The Thickety: A path Begins

    Uglies

    Waiting for Normal

    Wild Things

    Wild Things

    Woods Runner

    Zane and the Hurricane: A Story of Katrina

     

    For each book you read, jot down the following information.  Remember, any notes you keep can only help you at competition!!  Something is better than nothing :)

     

    Title
    Author
    Major/Minor Characters
    Setting
    Plot (include problem and solution)
     

    Please remember to let your team know as you complete each book!