Grades 3 - 6 Battle of the Books*Wednesday July 1, 2020
3:30 PM until 4:45 PM
Open to those entering Grades 3 - 6 in Fall of 2020. Please note, these are Middle Grade books, and not every child entering 3rd grade may be reading Middle Grade.
Participants are expected to read the following five books, available on Hoopla Digital with your library card:
- Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky by Kwame Mbalia (Read at this link)
- From the Desk of Zoe Washington by Janae Marks (Read at this link, listen at this link)
- It All Comes Down to This by Karen English (Read at this link)
- After Zero by Christina Collins (Read at this link, listen at this link)
- Breadcrumbs by Anne Ursu (Read at this link, listen at this link)
We will tentatively have weekly trivia afternoons on Wednesdays from July 1st to September 2nd at 3:45 on Zoom. Registered participants will receive the Zoom info before each meeting.
The trivia afternoon on July 1st will tentatively include the first 26 chapters of Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky, only. July 8th will tentatively include all of Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky, and July 15th will tentatively include Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky and After Zero. July 22nd will tentatively include Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky, After Zero, and It All Comes Down to This. July 29th will tentatively include the three aforementioned books plus From the Desk of Zoe Washington. All meetings in August and September will tentatively include all five books, as well as questions asking "In which book" something took place.
*There is no Westchester Library System Battle of the Books in 2020. The next county-wide program will be in 2021. Visit www.westchesterlibraries.org/bob for more info.
to go to the Eastchester Public Library