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Here are the dates for this year’s Sasquatch Competition!!


Birchwood School Competition:

5th Grade – Wednesday, March 29th – 1:00pm in the library

4th Grade – Wednesday, March 29th – 2:00pm in the library


Bellingham School District Competition:

4th Grade – Thursday, April 13th – 2:00pm at Happy Valley Elementary

5th Grade – Thursday, April 20th – 2:00pm at Happy Valley Elementary

To participate in Sasquatch, 4th and 5th grade teams must read the following titles. This year’s selections were chosen from the following lists:



4th & 5th Grade

(click the title for a book trailer)
Kinda Like Brothers by Coe Booth
Gaby, Lost and Found by Angela Cervantes
Mountain Dog by Margarita Engle
Space Case by Stuart Gibbs
Dash by Kirby Larson
The Misadventures of the Family Fletcher by Dana Allison Levy
Zane and the Hurricane by Rodman Philbrick
Eddie Red, Undercover: Mystery on Museum Mile by Marcia Wells
Absolutely Almost by Lisa Graff
El Deafo by Cece Bell
Rain Reign by Ann M. Martin


4th Grade Only

Rescue on the Oregon Trail by Kate Messner


5th Grade Only

Iron Trial (Magisterium, Book 1) by Holly Black, Clare Cassandra
Vine Basket by Josanne La Valley
The Forbidden Library by Django Wexler
Loot by Jude Watson
The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer Holm
The Thickety: A Path Begins by J.A. White
New Kid by Tim Green
The Circus Dogs of Prague by Rachelle Delaney