CONGRATULATIONS to our 2019 Battle of the Books team, The Literary Lions!! Our team made it to the semi-finals!! Thank you to all who helped make our team a great success. Congratulations to all participants for a job well done and for all your hard work and commitment to our team. Keep reading and we hope to be able to compete again next year!!
Battle of the Books 2019
For Grades 4-6
WHAT IS THE BATTLE OF THE BOOKS?
Battle of the Books is a book-based trivia tournament for Westchester youth entering grades 4-6. Ardsley Public Library will have a grade 4-6 team. The teams will compete by answering trivia questions based on the 5 books for their grade bracket (on this page) in October. Teammates will be required to read all 5 books by September 1, 2019, attend all meetings to be held on
Thursdays at 6 pm, September 5 through October 17,
AND be at the big day, Saturday October 19th!
WHO CAN BE ON THE BATTLE OF THE BOOKS TEAM?
Anyone entering grades 4-6 in Fall 2019
At the battle each team may
have 3-5 participants per round.
WHY PARTICIPATE IN BATTLE OF THE BOOKS?
You will be part of a team that loves to read and loves trivia questions and it is lots of FUN!
WHEN/WHERE IS THE BATTLE?
Saturday, October 19th, 2019
Hommocks Middle School in Larchmont, NY
HOW CAN I GET MORE INFO OR JOIN THE TEAM?
Registration begins Tuesday, July 16, 2019
At 4 pm in the Children’s Room.
Be there, as team size is limited to 12 kids!!
Any questions, please speak to Marianne.
Battle of the Books 2016
Congratulations to all of our Battlers! Great Job Everyone!
Follow along with the 2016 WLS Battle of the Books teams and read this year's absorbing selections…
Grades 4 to 6
Blizzard!: The Storm that Changed America
by Jim Murphy
The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm
Rules by Cynthia Lord
Crispin: The Cross of Lead by Avi
Gods of Manhattan by Scott Mebus
Grades 6 to 10
Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan
Life as We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer
Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos
Every Day by David Levithan
Under a Painted Sky by Stacey Lee
Battle of the Books 2015
Ardsley Public Library's Literary Lions are in the foreground wearing blue and purple t-shirts. Congratulations to APL Teen Librarian Peggy Mechmann and her Grade 6 -9 team for winning second place in this year's competition!!
Meet the 2014 'Battle of the Books' Winners
Congratulations to Liam Amouzou, Malik Aaron Bradford, Sedna and Ronan Ghandi, Alex Lalli, and Maxine Tjaden together with APL Children's Librarian Marianne Ripin.