Registration is open for Battle of the Books!
WHAT IS THE BATTLE OF THE BOOKS?
The Battle of the Books is a countywide competition of children & teens from all participating Westchester County public libraries. Teams will compete by answering trivia questions based on 5 different books.
WHO CAN BE ON THE BRONXVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY TEAM?
Students entering grades 4-6 or 6-9 in September 2015.
HOW MANY STUDENTS ARE NEEDED TO MAKE A TEAM?
The team must have at least 3 members. The maximum number of team members allowed to participate in a round of battle is 5. However, some libraries may choose to have larger teams and rotate which members participate in the different rounds of the Battle .
WHAT TYPE OF BOOKS WILL PARTICIPANTS NEED TO READ?
You must read 5 books to participate. When you register, you will be given all 5 books (to keep!!) — practices start in September, so you will have all summer to read them.
Grade 4-6: Because of Mr. Terupt; Bud, Not Buddy; Cracker!; Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library; Gregor the Overlander
Grades 6-9: How They Croaked; Hold Me Closer, Necromancer; Legend; Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children; Okay for Now
WHY PARTICIPATE IN BATTLE OF THE BOOKS?
Prestige & Prizes! The winning teams’ libraries will get trophies to display until the next battle. All participating students will receive a certificate!
WHEN IS THE BATTLE?
Saturday, October 17, 2015
(times & location to be announced)
HOW CAN YOU JOIN THE TEAM?
See the youth services librarian, Erin or Jessica, to register!