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Book Battle Team Information 2019 - 2020




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Book Battle Team 2019- out of 37 teams

- WE CAME IN 2nd Place!!!



New List is out - 2019- 2020

Book Battle List Is Out


 To Make the Tryouts.

-Read All 15 Books by January[ TBA] independently.

- Have an overall 85% average.

- 2 Do-overs for failing a test. Re-Read the book.

- Failing is below 80%.

-Hand in your AR report once all 15 books have been read.


This year the try out test will be timed as in the real competition. 20 seconds to answer a multiple choice question after the question is read twice. 45 questions total.


There will be a tie breaker test - if needed. Short answer [7 questions]


The 6 students with the highest score will make the team.

Students who make the team read the books carefully.



The Battle of the Books is a reading motivation and comprehension book‐related competition for students in grades 3 – 12 and is sponsored by The School District of Lee County with incentive programs provided by Media Services.

Diplomat Book Battle History:

2008: 1st Place Lee County

2009: 1st Place Lee County

2010: Finalist Lee County

2011: 4th Place Lee County

2012: 2nd Place Lee County

2013: 1st Place Lee County

2014: Finalist Lee County

2015: 3rd Place Lee County

2016: 2nd Place Lee County

2017: 1st Place Lee County

2018: 1st Place Lee County

2019: 2nd Place Lee County



Who will make this year's team?

Will it be you?



Coach Harclerode & Coach Roberts







Information on individual Book Battle Books - also known as the SSYRA Books.



Want to make this coming year's team? Rules -

  • Tryout date January 2020 date TBA
  • Must Read ALL 15 books independently
  • Pass the AR tests with and 85% average and with only 2 do-over.
  • AR confirmation reports  by TBA 2pm or earlier.
  • Bring a pencil and your brain.

Want to make the Big Book Battle Party? By May 2020


  • Read all 15 books independently by the May deadline and pass with an AR average of 85%.
  • You may repeat 2 AR tests with classroom teacher approval.
  • Teachers will send AR report verification - student's will receive a special party invitation.
  • The party will be held in the media center. It is a red carpet affair and only open to those qualifying students.
  • Every year the event gets bigger and better - thanks to our spirit coaches: Ms. Moise & Ms. Fournier
  • Students are treated as celebrities and are rewarded with a memorable afternoon of fun.

Want to go on school news ?

  • Every time you read one Book Battle Book and pass the AR test at 85%-
  • You will get a Book Battle Sticker and can come on the news.



2019 - 2020 Book Battle Committee Members:

  • Coaches: Ms. Harclerode & Ms. Roberts
  • Spirit: Ms. Fournier
  • Team Reviewers: Sessions begin for the team weekly starting in January 2020 / 8:45 - 9:35
  • Ms. Walworth - Ben Franklin's in My Bathroom
  • Ms. Johnston - Dragon with a Chocolate Heart
  • Ms. Keyes -Bob
  • Ms. A. Reed - Annie's Life in Lists
  • Ms. Lauricella - Superstar
  • Ms. Irons - Survival Tails:  The Titanic
  • Ms. Clark - Enginerds
  • Ms. Vaughn - Wedgie & Gizmo
  • Ms. Rodriguez - Ghost Attack
  • Ms. Miller - Tumble & Blue
  • Ms. Woolbright - The Bicycle Spy
  • Ms. Tejeda - The Ambrose Deception
  • Ms. Mckeever - Sled Dog School
  • Ms. Ziruolo - Stella Diaz Has Something to Say
  • Ms. Ontaneda - Cosmic Commandos


  • Mock Practices:  TBA in May 2020
  • Competition: TBA in May 2020
  • Book Battle Party/ TBA MAY 2020