Elementary Library Resources

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     Destiny Online Catalog

     Kansas State Library Link  William Allen White Book Awards
     Battle of the Books List  Wichita Public Library

     

     

     

Battle of the Books Information

  • What is Battle fo the Books?

    Battle of the Books is a reading program sponsored by USD 259.  The purpose is to get students in grades 3-5 excited about reading.  I love it because I see students grow in their selection of books and their reading ability.  Many times they find a new favorite book or author!

    Students commit to read 16 books that are selected by USD 259.  They also will complete a book summary for each book. There is a variety of fiction and non-fiction.  The reading level of the books ranges from 2nd grade to 7th grade.

    In January, we hold a Price-Harris competition and choose a team to represent our school at the district competition.  At this competition, the Price-Harris team competes against 3-4 other schools over our knowledge of books and authors.