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Watauga Library Youth Services 2021: Battle of the Books

What is Battle of the Books?

Battle of the Books is a voluntary reading incentive program for students in grades 4-8. The purpose is to encourage students to read good books and have fun while competing with peers. Students, regardless of ability, are exposed to quality literature representing a variety of literary styles and viewpoints by prominent authors in the area of young adult literature.

Schools throughout the state field teams that participate in the Battle of the Books contest. Competitions are held on district, regional and state levels, and the format is much like Family Feud and College Bowl. The game format creates interest and excitement in reading. Through this program, students can improve reading skills, mature in their choices of reading materials, and acquire a broader knowledge base.

Elementary School BOB - Official Site

Look below for more information on Battle of the Books! The library has copies of each book on the Elementary and Middle School lists for 2021-2022, and also has most of the titles available on audiobook!

Middle School BOB - Official Site

Coming soon  

High School Battle of the Books

2021-2022 School Year