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Velma Bell Hamilton Middle School: Battle of the Books

6th Battle of the Books COVID EDITION Book List

4 book titles: Lily and Dunkin, Hush, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar children, The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora

Click image to see the slideshow (with links to more info on these books)

Click HERE to JOIN BATTLE OF THE BOOKS (submit form)

 

Dates to know 2020-21

1. Submit the BotB Google Form so Ms Phelps knows about you

2. Talk to your pals and encourage them to join

3. Watch for a BotB Google Classroom invite - it will have reminders and fun stuff

4. Start reading - you can place holds on our books by NOON on Tuesdays and pick them up on Wednesdays (not Wed, Nov. 25).  See the slideshow to get ideas for how to get books -- either actual books or ebooks or audiobooks.

5. When is the Battle? Last week of February!

7th Battle of the Books COVID EDITION Book List

Click image to see the slideshow (with links to more info on these books)

Click HERE to JOIN BATTLE OF THE BOOKS (submit form)

Battle of the Books COVID VERSION Info 2020-2021

Click on image to see our slideshow on how this is going to work this school year!  [Our BoB COVID EDITION Battle is ON!]

8th Battle of the Books COVID EDITION Book List

student reading next to stack of books next to eighth grade book list

Click image to see the slideshow (with links to more info on these books)

Click HERE to JOIN BATTLE OF THE BOOKS (submit form)

Take this poll...

Why do you participate in Battle of the Books?

Take this poll...
I like to read.: 104 votes (18.57%)
I like to read books that I normally wouldn't read.: 89 votes (15.89%)
My friends are participating.: 87 votes (15.54%)
I was encouraged by a parent or teacher.: 81 votes (14.46%)
I like challenges and competitions.: 199 votes (35.54%)
Total Votes: 560