BATTLE OF THE BOOKS MORRISTOWN 2020
READ AWESOME BOOKS!
ANSWER BOOK TRIVIA QUESTIONS!
WORK WITH OTHER 4th-6th GRADERS!
NOVEMBER MEETING Monday 11/4 3:40-4:45 PM at the MORRISTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY*
Enjoy snacks and cookies while you talk about the book you’ve read from the 2020 NCLS Battle of the Books list.
Learn the rules of Battles!
JANUARY MEETING Monday 1/6 3:40-4:45 PM at the MORRISTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY*
Enjoy snacks and cookies while you talk about the 2nd book you’ve read from the 2020 NCLS Battle of the Books list.
Team assignments and registration.
Start your team poster. Pick your captain.
MARCH MEETING Monday 3/2 3:40-4:45 PM at the MORRISTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY*
Enjoy snacks & cookies while you talk about the 3rd and 4th book you’ve read from the 2020 NCLS Battle of the Books list.
Mock battle. Finish your team poster and make shirts.
MORRISTOWN BATTLE Saturday 4/4 10 AM at the MORRISTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY
Fight for the right to represent Morristown in the Regional Battle. Winners go home with Kindles!
REGIONAL BATTLE likely Saturday 5/2 9 AM at St. James School in Gouverneur
Compete with other NCLS Library teams for the trophy!!
2020 NCLS Battle of the Books Reading List
Endling: The Last by Katherine Applegate
The Serpent’s Secret by Sayantani DasGupta
Blended by Sharon M. Draper
Two Dogs in a Trench Coat Go to School by Julie Falatko
The Great Treehouse War by Lisa Graff
Running Out of Time by Margaret Peterson Haddix
Sunny Side Up by Jennifer L. Holm & Matthew Holm
Out of Left Field by Ellen Klages
Bob by Wendy Mass & Rebecca Stead
Breakout by Kate Messner
Wish by Barbara O’Connor
The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Pérez
Stanley Will Probably Be Fine by Sally J. Pla
The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart
Breadcrumbs by Anne Ursu
Front Desk by Kelly Yang
CHECK OUT A BATTLE BOOK TODAY!
Books found on a separate shelf at The Morristown Public Library and the Morristown Public School Library!!
FOR MORE INFORMATION contact
Jane Kring – call or text 315-323-4937
The Morristown Public Library – 315-375-8833
Amber Gladle at the Morristown School Library
*Morristown students can walk to the library for meetings and ride the late bus home. Please notify both school and I if your child will ride the late bus home!