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Battle of the Books 

Each year, the Niagara District Christian Schools compete in a "Battle of the Books." The Junior Team is made up of students in grades 4-6, and the Senior Team is made up of students in grades 7 & 8. Each member reads a selection of eight books. In the Spring, the school teams come together in a competition to determine who has the most knowledge about the eight selected books.  They always enjoy their battle day with the team mates, eating pizza, and spending time with other schools.  It is an excellent time of community building between schools.  We are so blessed to have access to so many wonderful books written by talented and gifted authours.

Senoir Book List for 2018-2019

Wednesday Wars, Gary Schmidt

The Art of Keeping Cool, Janet Taylor Lisle

The Apothecary, Maile Meloy

Thunder Over Kandahar, Sharon McKay

Flyaway, Lucy Christopher

The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, Avi

False Prince, Jennifer Nielson

Navigating Early, Claire Vander Pool

Books are available at the CCS library and at your local library (put one on hold soon)

Hand in your first 4 completed book summaries by

Friday, December 7 (any 4 of the books)

If/when you complete these, continue on with your last 4 books.  The last 4 book summaries are due Friday, January 25.

Battle Date: Friday April 5, 2019

Enjoy your reading!!!

Coaches: Mrs. VanderWindt and Ms. DeJong

 

The Junior Battle of the Books List is as follows: 

 

Chasing Vermeer - Blue Balliett

Warrior - Joseph Bruchac

Ruby Holler - Sharon Creech

Holes - Louis Sachar

Pictures of Hollis Woods - Patricia Reilly Giff

The Horse and His Boy - C.S. Lewis

Out of My Mind - Sharon Draper

Snow Treasure - Marie McSwigan

 

Students from grade 4-6 are encouraged to read through the list and complete a short summary on the hand- outs provided. Due date for the first 4 books is Dec. 15th, and the final 4 books is Feb. 15th. If you have any questions please be in touch with Mr Veldhuis or Mrs Eising. 

 

We look forward to an exciting time reading and enjoying books together! 

 

Mr Veldhuis and Mrs Eising