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WHAT IS THE BATTLE OF THE BOOKS?
The Battle of the Books is a countywide competition of young adults from all participating Westchester County public libraries. There will be 2 sections of Battle of the Books Competitions — teams will be divided by grades (4-6 or 6-9). Teams (within their grade level) will compete by answering trivia questions based on 5 different books.
WHO CAN JOIN THE BATTLE OF THE BOOKS TEAM?
Anyone entering grades 4-6 or grades 6-9 in September 2015.
HOW MANY STUDENTS ARE NEEDED TO MAKE A TEAM?
The team must have at least 3 members. The maximum number of team members allowed to participate in a round of battle is 5. However, some libraries may choose to have larger teams and rotate which members participate in the different rounds of the Battle
|Books for Grade 4-6
||Books for Grade 6-9
Because of Mr. Terupt
by Rob Buyea
|How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous
by Georgia Bragg
Bud Not Buddy
by Christopher Paul Curtis
|Hold Me Closer Necromancer
by Lish McBride
by Cynthia Kadohata
by Marie Lu
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library
by Chris Grabenstien
|Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
by Ransom Riggs
Gregor the Overlander
by Suzanne Collins
Okay for Now
by Gary Schmidt
WHY PARTICIPATE IN BATTLE OF THE BOOKS?
Prestige & Prizes! The winning teams’ libraries, 1 per level, will get trophies to display until the next battle. The top 3 teams per level will get prizes & all participating students will receive a certificate!
Team meetings will be alternate Wednesday afternoons in July through September. Dates TBD.
WHEN IS THE BATTLE?
Saturday, October 17, 2015 (time and location TBA)
MORE INFORMATION AND JOINING
Email or call for more information and to join the team.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (914) 669-5161