From February 29th - March 1st (depending on the grade level) the
kids will battle with others in their persepctive school buildings. The winners from this battle will then move on to the district battle. From there, those who take home first place will compete in the county battle. It is no small feat for the kids who will walk away with that coveted blue ribbon.
As my first year of coaching, this experience is both exciting and overwhelming. I will meet with my kids on a regular basis and prep them for the upcoming contest. We will create a team name, get matching t-shirts, and will focus on the fun of reading while enjoying a competition. So bring on the books....we're ready to
For more information on Battle of the Books and to view the reading list, you can visit www.akla.org.