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