Battle of the Books 2022


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Compete in a game show-style reading challenge for the chance to read great books, have fun with friends and win exciting prizes. Create a team of up to five students, register at your local library and read the Battle of the Books titles.
 

 5th Grade Edition

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Preliminary events will be conducted virtually during the month of February. Winners of the preliminary events will move on to the Semi-Finals on February 28 or March 1. The Grand Finale will be held on Friday, March 4.

Team registration forms will be accepted from October 1, 2021 – January 15, 2022. Contact your local library for preliminary event dates and more information.

2022 Fifth Grade Battle of the Books Titles
"Amari and the Night Brothers" by B.B. Alston
"Anti/Hero" by Kate Karyus Quinn
"Cog" by Greg Van Eekhout
"The Ghost in Apartment 2R" by Denis Markell
"The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" by C.S. Lewis
"Notorious" by Gordon Korman
"Pie in the Sky" by Remy Lai
"The Silver Arrow" by Lev Grossman
"Some Places More Than Others" by Renee Watson
"The Spirit of Springer: The Real-Life Rescue of an Orphaned Orca" by Amanda Abler

Printable Form: 2022 BOB 5th Grade Printable Registration Form.pdf

 Middle School (6th - 8th grade)

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Preliminary events will be conducted virtually during the month of January. Winners of the preliminary events will move on to the Semi-Finals on January 25 or 26. The Grand Finale will be held on Friday, January 28.

Team registration forms will be accepted from October 1, 2021 – December 11, 2021. Contact your local library for preliminary event dates and more information.

2022 Battle of the Books Middle School Titles
"Parked" by Danielle Svetcov
"A Good Kind of Trouble" by Lisa Moore Ramée
"A Wish in the Dark" by Christina Soontornvat
"Prairie Lotus" by Linda Sue Park
"Primer" by Jennifer Muro, Thomas Krajewski, and Gretel Lusky


Thanks!

​Thanks to the Friends of the Virginia Beach Public Library for their continued support of Battle of the Books!

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