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Battle of the Books

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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. 

Click HERE to Register

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"

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