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Battle of the Books

About Battle of the Books

Battle of the Books 2023-204

We are excited for another exciting year of Battle of the Books at Veterans Park!  If your child loves to read and enjoys friendly competition, this club is for you!  Each year, FCPS hosts a Battle of the Books competition among elementary schools in the district.  Participants compete in a “battle” in April over questions comprised from 12 different chapter books they have read throughout the year.  This is a voluntary reading incentive program open to students in grades 3-5.  Below are the books featured in this year’s competition:


**The Aquanaut / Dan Santat

**Bartali's Bicycle: The True Story of Gina Bartali, Italy’s Secret Hero / Megan Hoyt

**Hummingbird / Natalie Lloyd /

**Odder / Katherine Applegate /

Iceberg by Jennifer A. Nielsen (2023)

**Masters of Disguise: Camouflaging Creatures and Magnificent Mimics / Marc Martin

**Stinetinglers: All New Stories by the Master of Scary Tales / R.L. Stine

**The Unforgettable Logan Foster / Shawn Peters

Frizzy – Claribel Ortega

Spy School – Stuart Gibbs (2013)

**Just Right Jillian / Nicole D. Collier /

**A Rover's Story / Jasmine Warga

For questions about Battle of the Books at VPE, please contact Jessica Ault or Andi Thayer.