Battle of the Books

Battle of the Books!

  • Battle of the Books
    2019 - 2020

    "Battle of the Books" is sponsored by Chandler Public Library and is open to 5th and 6th grade students.

    • Students work in teams of 1-3 students.
    • Team members will read four books for each competition.
    • Three times a year, the teams come together to answer questions on the assigned books.
    • The highest scoring team from each school will have the chance to compete with other schools within the district.

    For more information, contact:

    Laura Thornburg

    2019 - 2020 Battle Books

    Battle I

    Because of Winn Dixie by Kate DiCamillo
    CIty of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau
    Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
    Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech

    Battle II

    Captain Nobody by Dean Pitchford
    The Unwanteds by Lisa McMann
    Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein
    Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes by Eleanor Coerr

    Battle III

    Pictures of Hollis Woods by Patricia Reilly Giff
    Poppy by Jerry Spinelli
    Ella Enchanted by Gail Levine
    El Deafo by CeCe Bell

    Other important dates:

    April, 2020 – Battle of the Books Semi Finals (winning team of the school battles will represent Weinberg at the district Semi-Finals)

    April, 2020 – Battle of the Books Finals (Top 9 teams from the Semi-Finals)

    May 2020– Battle of the Books Regionals 5pm – 9pm (Top 3 teams from the Finals)


    Battle of the Books T-shirt order form  orders due by Friday, September 13, 2019. Fee must be paid on Infinite Campus