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Battle of the Books is a 6th grade team of book enthusiasts that competes against other schools. Tryouts will be in October and practices start in November.  All times will be announced at a later date. The coach is Courtney Ast, Library Media Specialist. The following titles, dates, and locations are for the
2015-2016 season.


The Summer of Riley

By Eve Bunting

Al Capone Does My Shirts

By Gennifer Choldenko

The Old Willis Place

By Mary Downing Hahn

True..Sort Of

By Katherine Hannigan


By Lisa Harkrader

A Wrinkle in Time

By Madeleine L'Engle

Lost Star

By Patricia Lauber


By R.J. Palacio

A Long Walk to Water

By Linda Sue Park

Esperanaza Rising

By Pam Munoz Ryan


By Obert Skye

The Running Dream

By Wendelin VanDraanen

February 3 @ Garden Plain Elementary 12:30 p.m.

 February 10 @ Harper Elementary 12:30 p.m.

February 17 @ Cheney Middle School 12:30 p.m.

 February 24 @ Anthony Elementary (tournament) Time To Be Determined

Our aim is to support students in their love and discovery for reading by introducing them to quality literature, to offer books that build upon historical values and the dignity of life, and to develop friendships between students based upon socialization, competition, and mutual respect.