Battle of the Books

Calling all 5th Graders!

Do you love to read? Gather your friends and put together a team of five 5th graders to participate in this fun competition! Read the following books, answer questions, and compete with other teams from across the city. Prizes will be awarded to the winning teams.

Winners of the preliminary library events will move on to the Semi-Finals at the Central Library on March 4 and March 5 at 6 p.m. The Grand Finale will be held at the Central Library on Saturday, March 9 at 6 p.m.

Team registration forms will be accepted from November 1, 2018 – January 19, 2019. Contact your local library for preliminary event dates and more information.

2019 Battle of the Books Titles

Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis
Forget Me Not by Ellie Terry
The Goldfish Boy by Lisa Thompson
Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly
Maya Lin: Thinking with Her Hands by Susan Goldman Rubin
Ms. Bixby’s Last Day by John David Anderson
The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
Restart by Gordon Korman
Snow & Rose by Emily Winfield Martin
The Wonderling by Mira Bartok

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