Battle of the Books



James River Elementary Battle Winners

Do you like to flex your intellectual muscle?  Try our Battle of the Books program for 4th-5th and 6th-8th graders.  Students from area schools read 12 books, and then test their knowledge of the books in local and regional competition.  It's lots of fun!


Congratulations to the winners of the Local Battle Championships!


Grades 4-5
Winner:  James River Elementary
Second:  Norge Elementary
Third:  DJ Montague Elementary
Also competing:  Clara Byrd Baker, Walsingham Academy, Matoaka, J. Blaine Blayton, Williamsburg Christian Academy and Matthew Whaley


Toano Winners

Grades  6-8
Winner:  Toano Middle School
Second:  Hornsby Middle School


The date for the regional competition is:
Saturday, March 17, 2018 at the Williamsburg Library, 515 Scotland Street

Grades 4-5 at 10:30 a.m.

Grades 6-8 at 1 p.m.


Links to booklists for the 2018 Battle are below.

4th and 5th grades

6th-8th grades