• 2018-2019 BATTLE OF THE BOOKS

    G6th Annual DVEF BATTLE OF THE BOOKS

    Fifth and sixth grade students make their own teams of two or three students (with a minimum of 4 teams per school and a maximum of 30 teams per school) to compete and test their knowledge in three exciting school competitions during the 2018-2019 school year. Winning teams will move on to regional, district and inter-district-wide competitions.

    Teams are assigned four different books to read for each competition. The top scoring team from each school will compete in the district finale in the spring.The top team that wins at the district level will go on to compete in a battle with Chandler, Gilbert, Higley, Mesa, and Queen Creek/Combs Districts in May.

    Don't miss the fun and excitement!

    The 2018-2019 books are:

    Battle I (Oct/Nov):
    • ARTEMIS FOWL, Eion Colfer
    • WHERE THE RED FERN GROWS, Wilson Rawls
    • JENNIFER MURDLEY'S TOAD, Bruce Coville
    • MY SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN, Jean Craighead George
     
    Battle II (Jan/Feb):
    • A WRINKLE IN TIME, Madeleine L'Engle
    • CASTLE IN THE ATTIC, Elizabeth Winthrop
    • RULES, Cynthia Lord
    • DOLL BONES, Holly Black
     
    Battle III (Mar/Apr):
    • BORROWERS, Mary Norton
    • ISLAND OF THE BLUE DOLPHINS, Scott O'Dell
    • THE GIRL WHO COULD FLY, Victoria Forester
    • RIDING FREEDOM, Pam Munoz Ryan
     
     Please Note:  All Battle dates are tentative and subject to change due to unforseen conflicts. Participants, staff and parents will be notified via school announcements and e-mail of any changes. 
     
    The first Battle at Highland Lakes will be held on Friday, October 26th at 9:15 am in the library
     
    District Battle – District Office (April*)
    Inter-District Battle –Chandler City Council Building (April/May*) 

    SPONSORED BY THE DEER VALLEY EDUCATION FOUNDATION

    Phone: (623) 445-5012 / Fax: (623) 445-5087
    Marie.brennan@dvusd.org