Battle of the Books

6th Annual DVEF Battle of the Books

  • We are very excited to be participating in the 6th annual DVEF Battle of the Books!  This is a program for 5th and 6th grade students in the DVUSD.  Students will read 4 books for each battle and answer questions before a panel of judges during each battle.  The final battle will be for all 12 titles and the highest scoring teams will be chosen to participate in a district wide battle.


    The following titles will be read for the 2018-2019 battles


    Battle I (October):


    Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer

    Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls

    Jennifer Murdley's Toad by Bruce Coville

    My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George


    Battle II - January 10th at 1:15pm


    A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle

    Castle in the Attic by Elizabeth Winthrop

    Rules by Cynthia Lord

    Doll Bones by Holly Black


    Battle III -March 28th at 1:15pm


    The Borrowers by Mary Norton

    Island of the Blue Dolphin by Scott O'Dell

    The Girl Who Could Fly by Victoria Forester

    Riding Freedom by Pam Munoz Ryan


    All books are available for check out in the Terramar Media Center.


  • Battle of the Books schedule:

     Schedule is currently pending, tentative weeks are shown below

    Battle I:

    Thursday, October 25th at 1pm



    Battle II:

    Between January 14th to January 23rd


    Battle III:

    Between March 26th to April 3rd


    District Battle:

    Between 4/25 to 4/29


    Regional Battle:

    May 5th in Gilbert, AZ