K-2 Name That Book

  • NTB


    The Name That Book (NTB) Contest is open to all HISD campuses and affiliated charter schools. The K-2 contest is designed as an activity for younger scholars to prepare for upper level competitions and is generally schedule in the month of February. Only students in grades kinder through second may participate in the K-2 NTB Contest. Team selection and configuration is at the discretion of the campus sponsor. However, only three to six students may make up a team with one official alternate. Though a final competition is not held at the K-2 level, a first, second, and third place team will be recognized at each K-2 session. Certificates will be awarded to all participants.

    2019 - 2020 
    K-2 Name That Book Winners   


    1.    The Boy Who Grew a Forest by Sophia Gholz

    2.    The Bug Girl by Sophie Spencer and Margaret McNamara

    3.    Camp Tiger by Susan Choi

    4.    Charlotte the Scientist Finds a Cure by Camille Andros

    5.    The Cool Bean by Jory John and Pete Oswald

    6.    The Crayon Man by Natascha Biebow

    7.    Dory Fantasmagory: Tiny Tough by Abby Hanlon

    8.    Fergal and the Bad Temper by Robert Starling 

    9.    Fungus is Among Us! by Joy Keller

    10.  Give Me Back My Bones!  by Kim Norman

    11.  Hey, Wall by Susan Verde

    12.  If I Built a School by Chris Van Dusen

    13.  I'm Trying to Love Math by Bethany Barton  

    14.  Jabari Jumps by Gaia Cornwall

    15.  Just Ask! by Sonia Sotomayor 

    16.  Just Like Me by Vanessa Brantley-Newton

    17.  Little Libraries, Big Heroes by Miranda Paul

    18.  Magic Ramen by Andrea Wang

    19.  Mario and the Hole in the Sky by Elizabeth Rusch

    20.  Moon! Earth's Best Friend by Stacy McAnulty

    21.  My Papi has a Motorcycle by Isabel Quintero

    22.  Noodleheads: Fortress of Doom by Tedd Arnold

    23.  Not Quite Snow White by Ashley Franklin

    24.  The Paper Kingdom by Helena Ku Rhee

    25.  The Proudest Blue by Ibtihaj Muhammad 

    26.  Rocket Says Look Up! by Nathan Bryon

    27.  Sofia Valdez, Future Prez  by Andrea Beaty 

    28.  TRUMAN by Jean Reidy

    29.  What Miss Mitchell Saw by Hayley Barrett

    30.  When Sue Found Sue by Toni Buzzeo, Diana


K-2 NTB 2021

  • NTB 2021 Titles: 
    Contest Dates: 
    February 22nd-26th, 2021
    Contest Location: 
    Virtual Via Microsoft Teams
    Contest Contact: