Teams will compete in a quiz show format to prove who has the most literary knowledge Saturday, March 16, at the Scripps Middle School gymnasium.
Battle Of The Books
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Friday, March 23, 2012
Orion Township Public Library hosted its Battle of the Books competition on Saturday.
After months of reading books like Diamond Willow by Helen Frost and Candy Bomber by Michael Tunnell, fifth-grade students from Lake Orion Community Schools finally tested their knowledge of the material on Saturday during the Orion Township Public Library's Battle of the Books. The competition was held in the gym at Scripps Middle School and drew about 200 participating kids, many dressed in costume, to compete for first place. The group of fifth-grade students were asked 50 questions about the 15 books that were part of the battle, and teams had 30 seconds to identify the book that that quote or event occurred in. Teams were made up of three to five students and many groups chose to split the reading responsibilities. "We attempt to …