About Battle of the Books
The Battle of the Books is a book-based quiz competition for fourth and fifth graders in the Grand Traverse community. Kids read incredible stories together and then experience heart-pounding moments in competition.
The winning team is rewarded with the Championship VIP Prize!
Teams also have a chance to win prizes for sportsmanship, team spirit, most creative team name, and more.
Get the full details on the Battle of the Books program:
Mock Battles February 13, 2022
Tournament & Faire Day March 5, 2022
Championship & All-Team Finale March 13, 2022
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Awesome Stories Everything from school troubles to survival adventures!
Free tee shirt and cool book bag.
Good Books keep you warm on dark, snowy nights.
Be part of a Team and win Prizes!
Jack Cheng to bring cosmic energy to readers on March 13
Battle of the Books welcomes Jack Cheng as the featured author for the 2021-2022 battle season. Cheng is the author of See You in the Cosmos and currently resides in Detroit. Kirkus Reviews called Cheng’s novel “riveting, inspiring, and sometimes hilarious.”
To register, all it takes is one parent coach, 4-6 students, and a creative name for your team.
Each team that registers receives:
- One set of the books on the Battle of the Books reading list and book bag
- Free tee shirts
- The chance to hear from this year’s Special Guest Author
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