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Kimberly Elementary School

In 1985 Helen Ruffin, a media specialist from Dekalb County, began a game format competition so students from different schools had the opportunity to compete to test their knowledge of books nominated from the Georgia Children's Book Award program.  This competition is designed to inspire and encourage students to read.  This year marks the 16th annual county wide competition.  It will take place in January, 2017 and Kimberly students are participating.  Good luck to our Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl students!  We are cheering for you!  
Each student is responsible for reading the assigned books and participating in a discussion and practice quiz for each book.  We are in  need of additional copies of each book.  Please consider donating to purchase the books by clicking here. The following books are included in this year's competition:
Circus Mirandus
Cassie Beasley
The Thing About Jellyfish
Ali Benjamin
The Book Scavenger
Jnnifer Chambliss Bertman
The War that Saved My Life
Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
Stella by Starlignht
Sharon Draper
Death by Toilet Paper
Donna Gephart
Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes
Juan Felipe Herrera
Fish in a Tree
Lynda Mullaly Hunt
Roller GirlVictoria Jamieson
The Terrible Two
John, Jory & Mac Barnett
Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer
Kelly Jones
Half a World Away
Cynthia Kadohata
Gordon Korman
Rain Reign
Ann M. Martin
The Red Pencil
Andrea Davis Pinkney
Fuzzy Mud
Louis Sachar
Katherine Applegate
Appleblossom the Possum
Holly Goldberg Sloan