Thank you for your interest in the 2017 Battle of the Books. We
now have all 12 teams. They are working towards that battle that
will take place on Saturday, March 11 at 1pm at the Novi Civic
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a Battle of the Books?
This is a
program designed to encourage reading and to recognize young
people who like to read.
Who may participate?
All 5th and 6th grade
students who live or attend school in Novi are eligible to
participate by organizing their own teams of 3-6 students, plus
an adult coach.
What happens during the Battle?
read from a list of 6 books and then participate in a contest
where each team answers questions about those books as a team.
Prizes will be awarded to first, second, and third place teams.
How do we enter the Battle?
registration form will be available late fall of 2017. The first 12 teams to complete their entry form will
be eligible to participate in the Battle.
What does the adult coach do?
teacher, or other interested adult over 18 may be a coach. All
coaches must attend a kick-off meeting at the Novi Public
Library. The list of books to be
read will be announced and a set of books for each team
distributed. Coaches keep their teams motivated and make sure
members are reading their books.
our Battle Video.