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Scripps Spelling Bee Books Lists

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Scripps Spelling Bee Books Lists

Often we find ourselves watching various competitions on television, with the viewer aspiring to be a part of the centre stage. One of the main educational competition that inspires and motivates kids is Spelling Bee contest in which children up to 16 years of age participate and showcase their knowledge of spelling and pronunciation.

The most conventional method of spelling bee preparation is reading books, not only of your level but also advanced ones.

In This page you can find the books list suggested by the Scripps Spelling Bee Website for students preparing for spelling bee.

We will soon add reviews of some of the books in the Readings section of SBN, anyways we feel to recommend you to check out these books as the Scripps Spelling bee website is a very reliable and authoritative source.

First Grade

First Grade Spelling Bee Source Books, as advised by Scripps Spelling Bee Website, are given as under:

Dodsworth in New York by Tim Egan
 The One in the Middle Is the Green Kangaroo by Judy Blume
Dory Fantasmagory by Abby Hanlon
Amazing Armadillos (Step into Reading) by Jennifer Mckerley
Nate the Great by Marjorie Weinman Sharma

 

These books are nice and simple, and introduce the reader to the basics of English spelling and pronunciation.

Second Grade

Second Grade Spelling Bee Source Books, as advised by Scripps Spelling Bee Website, are given as under:

The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes
Ivy and Bean (Book 1) by Annie Barrows
A to Z Mysteries: The Absent Author by Ron Roy
The Titanic: Lost and Found (Step into Reading) by Judy Donnelly
My Father’s Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett

Third Grade

Third Grade Spelling Bee Source Books, as advised by Scripps Spelling Bee Website, are given as under:

Gone Fishing: A Novel in Verse by Tamera Will Wissinger
The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
The Mouse and the Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary
Lulu and the Brontosaurus by Judith Viorst
Who Was Isaac Newton? by Janet B. Pascal
Mr. Popper’s Penguin’s by Richard Atwater

Fourth Grade

Fourth Grade Spelling Bee Source Books, as advised by Scripps Spelling Bee Website, are given as under:

The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall
Flora & Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin
The Mad Potter: George E. Ohr, Eccentric Genius by Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan
The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster

Fifth Grade

Fifth Grade Spelling Bee Source Books, as advised by Scripps Spelling Bee Website, are given as under:

Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper
Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones
Matilda by Roald Dahl
The Candymakers by Wendy Mass
Byrd & Igloo: A Polar Adventure by Samantha Seiple
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum

Sixth Grade

Sixth Grade Spelling Bee Source Books, as advised by Scripps Spelling Bee Website, are given as under:

A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
Peter and the Starcatchers by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Young Readers Edition by William Kamkwamba
Little Lord Fauntleroy by Frances Hodgson Burnett

 

Seventh Grade

Seventh Grade Spelling Bee Source Books, as advised by Scripps Spelling Bee Website, are given as under:

Wildwood by Colin Meloy
Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths by Bernard Evslin
Cinder by Marissa Meyer
The Boys in the Boat (Young Readers Adaptation): Nine Americans and their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

 

Eighth Grade

Eighth Grade Spelling Bee Source Books, as advised by Scripps Spelling Bee Website, are given as under:

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley
Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
The Princess Bride by William Goldman

Bomb: The Race to Build—and Steal—the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin

The Terrifying Tales by Edgar Allan Poe

 

Of course, training for spelling bee must include also software and mobile applications, i checked out a couple of apps and a PC application that worth a look, these ones will soon  be reviewed in the resources section:

Spelling Bee by Socratia LLC on Google Play Store & iStore

 

Spelling Master by LittleBigPlay on Google Play Store & iStore

 

MySpelling Bee (http://download.cnet.com/My-SpellingBee/3000-2051_4-10909687.html)

 

 

 

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