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Kickoff

Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 10 AM or 2 PM
In the Library Auditorium


Get ready for the Battle of the Books!

Fourth and fifth graders are invited to take part in this very popular program. We'll announce our booklist which includes a variety of fun, interesting and notable books. After kickoff, students can form teams to share reading and related activities
. The deadline for team registration is 8:30 pm Monday January 20 2014.

The Battle Book List and Battle Books will be available immediately
 following the 10 am and 2 pm programs.

Book Cover The Last Newspaper Boy in America

Book Cover Free Baseball

 

Sue Corbett

Sue Corbett

Sue Corbett, author of last year's Battle book The Last Newspaper Boy in America, will help us kick-off the 2013-2014 Battle of the Books season. Come hear the award winning author speak.

 Following the program, the author will sign copies of her books which will be available for purchase.


Sue Corbett's Web Page


Keep up-to-date with the authors that visited our library to kick off different battle seasons…

1998-99 Jamie Gilson
1999-00 Alfred Slote
2000-01 Carolyn Reeder
2001-02 Mary Downing Hahn
2002-03 Kate DiCamillo
2003-04 Jack Gantos
2004-05 Roland Smith
2005-06 Will Hobbs
2006-07 Vivian Vande Velde
2007-08 Bruce Hale
2008-09 Betty Birney
2009-10 Deborah Wiles
2010-11 Linda Sue Park
2011-12 Shelley Pearsall
2012-13 John H. Ritter
2013-14 Sue Corbett



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