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

2018 season.

The Elephant Whisperer
by Lawrence Anthony
Lucky Broken Girl
by Ruth Behar
The War That Saved
My Life
By Kimberly Bradley

By Mary Downing Hahn
By Lisa Harkrader
Broken Pride
By Erin Hunter
Runaway Twin
By Peg Kehret
By Mike Lupica
Rain Reign
By Ann M. Martin
Tesla's Attic
By Neal Shusterman
The Egypt Game
By Zilpha Keatley Snyder
Save Me A Seat
By Sarah Weeks

February 6 @ Kingman Elementary 12:30 p.m.

February 13 @ Cheney Middle 12:30 p.m.

February 20 @ Norwich 12:30 p.m.

February 27 @ St. Marks (tournament) 12:00 p.m.

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.