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Battle of the Books is BACK!

Battle of the Books (Rising Fourth and Fifth Graders) The Rock Hill School District School Librarians are excited to announce that Battle of the Books is back! Battle of the Books is a fun club that introduces our 4 th and 5 th grade students to a variety of literature while at the same time allowing them to work with other students, improve reading skills, and enjoy the thrill of competition. Battle of the Books is perfect for students who love to read! During the 2022-2023 school year, all Rock Hill School District elementary schools will participate in Battle of the Books. Each school will develop teams of students who will compete for a school level Battle of the Books winner. The school winners will advance to a district level competition. To begin preparing students, we are providing a list of books that will be used for this program.

We encourage students to begin reading these books this summer:

Please check with our local RH Library branches for copies:

A Boy Called Bat

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library

Esperanza Rising


A Million Ways Home

The Sisters Grimm (Book 1)

Serafina and the Black Cloak

Zane and the Hurricane

If your 4 th or 5 th grader is interested in participating in Battle of the Books, your reader can contact Dr. Austin, our Media Specialist, when school begins in August!