Battle of the Books

Permission slips are due by Friday, October 28th.  

Battle of the Books is a fun, friendly competition where teams of students (from the same grade) read books from a specified list and then compete in a trivia contest based on those books!  

Looking for ideas on what to read? How about books for the upcoming 2016-2017 Battle of the Books?!?

2016-2017 Book List Released!   
Doll Bones By Holly Black
El Deafo by Cece Bell
Flying the Dragon by Natalie Lorenzi
Freakling by Lana Kurmwiede
Ghetto Cowboy by Greg Neri
Great Greene Heist by Varian Johnson
I Kill the Mockingbird by Paul Acampora
Nickel Bay Nick by Dean Pitchford
Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Pagerson
Lincoln:  A Photobiography by Russel Freedman

 

Important Dates:
Books released for next school year: Summer
Optional reading of books over summer for those interested: Summer
Sign up for teams: September/October 
Permission slips due: Friday, October 28th
Parent volunteer coaches meeting: November
Meet Your Team Meeting: November
Teams meet: November/December/January/February
Live Battle of the Books against other teams: March 3rd, 2017 (1st and 2nd periods)
Pizza Lunches for winning teams:

For more information, contact any of the following on the LMS Battle of the Books committee:
Mrs. Ashley Martin, Room AD100    amartin1@sowashco.org
Sadie-jo Kobussen                Parent Volunteer Coordinator    
Jen Sawyer                            Parent Volunteer Coordinator
Bonnie Slaughter                   Parent Volunteer Coordinator
Parents:  Interested in being on the committee?  We need your help!  Please contact the committee to join!

*PRIZES!*PRIZES!*PRIZES!*PRIZES!*PRIZES!

* If you read all 10 books, you get invited to an ice cream social.

* If your team wins the Battle, you get a pizza lunch!