Battle of the Books

 Coaching Responsibilities

 Rules and Procedures

We would like to congratulate all the participants in our 2014 Battle of the Books. This year’s winning team are the Fiction Foretellers – Varun Boyapati, Aaryan Morasa, Rohan Deme, Aditya Narayan, Mukund Jayaraju, Ankith Palakodati. Coaches: Jyothi Palakodati & Priya Iyer.

We look forward to another great battle next year in 2015. Details of the next battle will be available by September.

Battle of the Books participants
2014 Winners - Fiction Foretellers
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?
Students read from a list of 5 or 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 forms will be posted here for the next Battle when it is available. The first 12 teams to return their entry form will be eligible to participate in the Battle.

What does the adult coach do?
Any parent, 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 2014-2015 meeting date will be available in September. 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.