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Battle of Books

The Battle of the Books competition, coordinated by Mesquite ISD Library Services, is designed to encourage students to read, discuss, and enjoy great literature in a team setting.

Registration opens Fall 2022 

Click HERE to Register

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Contest Rules

2022 Battle of the Books Winning Teams

3rd/4th English Division
Grand Champion: Porter ES The Book Angels
2nd Place: Gentry ES The Last Book Benders
3rd Place: Achziger ES The One and Only B.O.B. Team
Best Team Name: Moss ES Bewitching Bibliomaniacs
Best Dressed Team: Gray ES Book-a-teers

3rd/4th Bilingual Division
Grand Champion: McKenzie ES Word Wizards
2nd Place: Lawrence ES Sparkly Brains
3rd Place: Rutherford ES Los Lectores Marcianos
Best Team Name: Galloway ES Lectores on Fire
Best Dressed Team: Rutherford ES Los Lectores Marcianos

5th Grade Division
Grand Champion: Gentry ES The Last Book Benders
2nd Place: Lawrence ES Gone Crazy for Books
3rd Place: Achziger ES Readers of the Century
Best Team Name: Lawrence ES Gone Crazy for Books
Best Dressed Team: Shaw ES Nerdy Bulldogs

Middle School Division
Grand Champion: McDonald MS Read It and Weep
2nd Place: Kimbrough MS Chapter Champions
3rd Place: AC New Good Knight Readers
Best Team Name: Terry MS Breakfast (Book) Club - Don't You...Forget to Read Me

High School Division
Grand Champion: Horn HS Spine Benders
2nd Place: Mesquite HS Skeeter Nations
3rd Place: North Mesquite HS The Fresh Prints of North
Best Team Name: West Mesquite Exceptionally Ordinary

Battle of the Books Lists

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