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 7, 2017 at 6:00 pm at Northwest High School.
What are the Battle books?
2016-2017 Battle of the Books
The Chicken Squad by Doreen Cronin
Flora and Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo
Woof by Spencer Quinn
The Terrible Two by Mac Barnett and Jory John
Unusual Chickens by Kelly Jones
Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things by Lenore Look
The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
Savvy by Ingrid Law
Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins
My Life in Dog Years by Gary Paulsen
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.***