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Battle of the Books (BOTB) is a regional competition in which students work in teams of 2-4 people to read and study a set of 8 novels over the course of several months. In order to prepare for the competitions, students meet regularly to discuss the book and answer practice trivia questions. Once students have mastered their set of books, they participate in building and regional competitions!

2019-2020 5/6 BOTB Participants
2019-2020 7/8 BOTB Participants
Teenage Students Raising Hands


Please Note: BOTB meetings are held monthly throughout the school year during 10th period. If you sign up, you are committing to regularly attending meetings and reading all 8 books.

Your participation is important to your team!


5/6 BOOKLIST   2021-2022

Ground Zero by Alan Gratz
History Smashers: Women's Right to Vote by Kate Messner
The Last Kids on Earth by Max Brallier
New Kid by Jerry Craft 
Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga
Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper
Starfish by Lisa Fipps
When Stars are Scattered by Victoria Jamieson and Omar Mohamed


7/8 BOOKLIST    2021-2022

Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson
Free Lunch by Rex Ogle
Genesis Begins Again by Alicia D. Williams
Look Both Ways by Jason Reynolds
Posted by John David Anderson
Refugee by Alan Gratz
Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
White Bird: A Wonder Story by R.J. Palacio