•  Are you a 4th or 5th grade Titan interested in joining the 2020-2021 TRE Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl team? 

    Get started reading this year's award winning titles listed below!

    "The Georgia Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl 2020-21 Booklist is now available. Elementary schools will read the 10 books marked for Grades 4-5 that are nominees for the 2020-21 GCBA Award." 

    *NOTE: Students are NOT required to purchase copies of these titles. We will have copies available through our school library. The district will provide e-book copies through SORA. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me: brandy.hudson@henry.k12.ga.us.

    If you are interested in purchasing copies, Scholastic has paperbacks for around $5.00 each. If you purchase through our media center account, you will help us earn points that will be used to purchase more books. 

    Click Here to Purchase Copies From the TRE Media Center Scholastic Account (Class code: GYPFT)

    The following list is for elementary schools:

    (click on the book image to view the book and its description on Amazon.com)
    • Creech, Sharon. (2018). Saving Winslow. New York, NY: HarperCollins. 

    • DiCamillo, Kate. (2018). Louisiana’s Way Home. Somerville, Massachusetts: Candlewick Press.



    Kelly, Lynne. (2019). Song for a Whale. New York, NY: Delacorte Press.



    Korman, Gordon. (2019). The Unteachables. New York, NY: Balzer + Bray.



    Magoon, Kekla. (2018). Season of Styx Malone. New York, NY: Wendy Lamb Books.



    McDunn, Gillian. (2019). Caterpillar Summer. New York, NY: Bloomsbury.



     Raúf, Onjali Q. (2019). The Boy at the Back of the Class. New York, NY: Delacorte Press.



    Savage, Melissa. (2017). Lemons. New York, NY: Crown Books for Young Readers.



    Swender, Jennifer. (2019). Solving for M. New York, NY: Crown Books for Young Readers.



    Watson, Renée. (2019). Some Places More than Others. New York, NY: Bloomsbury.


     (This title is available at our Spring Scholastic Book Fair!)