Battle of the Books - Information
Description: Battle of the Books is a fun program to encourage reading. Sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students read from a selected list of seven books. Teams of 2 to 6 students compete to answer questions based on those books. Teams must read 1 to 7 books among team members, meet with their team, practice answering questions about the books and then participate in the final competition. Registration begins December 5.
Eligibility: All six, seventh, and eighth grade students who live or go to school in Northville are eligible to participate. Students can form teams of 2 to 6 students with 1 or 2 adult team managers. Team members can be in different grades, attend different schools, or home school.
Registration: Beinning December 5, registration forms will be available at the Northville District Library and your school's library media center. Please return completed registration forms to the Northville District Library or your school's library media center no later than January 30, 2013. Each team must have a team name on the registration form.
Team Manager Responsibilities: A team manager and/or co-manager can be any adult who is interested in serving as the contact person between the team and the Northville District Library. The team manager or co-manager must attend the Managers Meeting: Tuesday, January 15, 2013. Managers should also coordinate team meetings to prepare for battle, inform the Library of any team changes by February 28, and arrange team attendance at the event.
Competition date & location: The Battle of the Books will take place on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria at Northville High School, 45700 Six Mile Road. (All teams need to arrive by 6:00 p..m. for check-in and team pictures.)
Questions: Call the Northville District Library at 248-349-3020 or contact your school's Library Media Specialist.