Battle of the 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 for 22-23 is now closed.
Congratulations to the following teams in our 2023 district finals competition.
3rd/4th English Division
Grand Champion- Lawrence "The Lawrence Book Hunters
2nd Place- Austin "Adventuring Lions"
3rd Place- Achziger "BOB Days"
Best Dressed- Rutherford "Peace, Love, and Books"
3rd/4th Bilingual Division
Grand Champion- Porter "Between the Covers"
2nd Place- McKenzie "Pizza Readers"
3rd Place- Galloway "Lit Lectores in the Multiverse of Books"
Best Dressed- Achziger "The Mysterious Treasure Readers"
5th Grade Division
Grand Champion- Gentry "Book Cubs"
2nd Place- Seabourn "Novel (Pre) Teens
3rd Place- Black "Blakley's Legacy"
Best Dressed- McKenzie "Detail Detectives"
Middle School Division
Grand Champion- Terry MS "Starbooks"
2nd Place- Kimbrough MS "The Great Kimbrough Heist"
3rd Place- New MS "Knight Readers"
Best Team Name - Vanston "Shelf Respect"
Best Team Collaboration- McDonald "McReaders: I'm Readin' It!"
High School Division
Grand Champion- North Mesquite "Book Herders"
2nd Place- Horn "Spine Benders"
3rd Place- West Mesquite "Stranger Reads"
Best Team Name - Mesquite "The Swarm"
Best Team Collaboration- Poteet "Poteet Literacy"
- Book Lists
- Coaches' Handbook
- Practice Questions
- Socrative Practice Questions
- Previous Competition Recordings
- TeachingBooks Resources
- Book Cover Reference Sheets
- Competition Dates and Times