• 5th and 6th grade students team up in groups of 2 - 3 students.  

    Student teams read the required books for each quarter.
    During the quarter, students meet with club sponsor, Mrs. Reininga and read, have mock battles and study with their groups.  Study sessions and battle dates are listed below.  Sessions are before school at 8:00 or whenever bus students arrive.
    There are 3 school battle competitions, typically held at the beginning of the following quarter.  The scores will be totaled from all three battles and the winning team will go to District Semi Finals.  

    Battle of the Books Dates 2023 and 2024:

    Study Sessions and Battle Dates




    Study Session 8:00 a.m.

    Danger in the Desert

    Terri Fields

    September 7

    El Deafo

    Cece Bell

    September 14

    Ella Enchanted

    Gail Carson Levine

    September 21

    The Tale of Despereaux

    Kate DiCamillo

    September 28





    Battle One:  October 26th  8:00 in the Media Center






    Study Session 8:00 a.m.


    Deborah Howe

     November 30

    Running Out of Time

    Margaret Peterson Haddix

     December 7

    Walk Two Moons

    Sharon Creech

     December 14

    A Wrinkle in Time

    Madeleine L’Engle

     December 21

    Battle Two:  January 11th 8:00 a.m. in the Media Center






    Study Session 8:00 a.m.

    The Borrowers

    Mary Norton

    February 15


    Patricia Reilly Giff

    February 22

    Escape From Mr.

    Lemoncello’s Library

    Chris Grabenstein

    February 29


    Cynthia Lord

    March 7

    Battle Three:  March 28th  8:00 in the Media Center