Battle of the Books

What is Battle of the Books?

Battle of the Books is an exciting book-based competition program for students in grades 3-5. Students compete in teams to answer questions relating to the content of a number of books. The game format creates interest and excitement in reading, while cultivating teamwork, and encouraging good sportsmanship.

The mission of Battle of the Books is to encourage reading. Through their preparations, students are exposed to quality literature representing a variety of styles and viewpoints. Additionally, the participants develop reading comprehension skills and increase their vocabulary. All this is accomplished while having a great time!

Book List 2023-2024

2023-2024 Upcoming Competition Schedule

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All battles take place on Mondays at
Sycamore Middle School


School Score
North Grove 417
Southeast 366
North 363
South Prairie 386
West 407
Cornerstone 354
St. Mary's 403