What is Battle of the Books?
Battle of the Books is a reading competition designed to improve reading and comprehension while building enthusiasm for reading.Students will compete individually and in teams to show their knowledge of ten preselected books.
Who can compete?
Students in 3rd, 4th, and 5thgrades are eligible to compete.
How will the teams be formed?
When is the campus battle?
In January, the Battle of the Books teams will compete against each other to determine the Schluter Battle of the Books team.
When is the district battle?
The district Battle of the Books competition will be held on February 9, 2016 at 6:00 pm at Northwest High School.
What are the Battle books?
Mountain Dog by Margarita Engle
Quinny and Hopper by Adriana Brad Schanen
Sky Jumpers by Peggy Eddleman
The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing by Sheila Turnage
The Great American Dust Bowl by Don Brown
The Hero’s Guide to Saving Your Kingdom by Christopher Healy
The Lost Planet by Rachel Searles
The Misadventures of Salem Hyde: Spelling Trouble by Frank Cammuso
The Vanishing Coin by Kate Egan
Zane and Hurricane by W.R. Philbrick
For extra resources on these books, click here.
***If you need any more information, or if you are interested in coaching a team, please contact Christa Pospisil at 817-698-3936 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.***