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Registration Information

Registration for the 2018 Battle of the Books competition is closed. The deadline was January 26, 2018. Thanks to all teams (and coaches) who registered! 

Title Lists

Battle of the Books

What is Battle of the Books?

Battle of the Books is a district-wide academic book bowl. The goal of this event is to teach students the importance of collaboration and team work, creative thinking and problem solving, healthy competition based on mutual respect and challenge literature expectations with regards to Florida’s Language Arts Standards. 


For more details, click here to view the Battle of the Books brochure.


Are you curious about the types of questions that will be asked at the Battle? Click here to preview some sample BoB questions.

What do I need to do to participate?

Read Books

Students should begin reading their desired titles from their appropriate list. The third grade list consists of eight titles and the 4th-12th grade list consists of fifteen titles. ALL books on each list are optional reads. No one is required to read all the books on any given list to participate in BoB. Links to the various lists are provided under the heading TITLE LISTS.



Coaches will complete an on-line registration form to register their team’s participation in BoB. The link is under the heading REGISTRATION INFORMATION.

Each school is allowed three teams with a maximum of five members per team. Alternates are NOT allowedMixed grade level teams are allowed. No team will be allowed to register for BoB after January 26th!  


Elementary Team Grade Level Specifications

Elementary teams need to specify the grade level of their participants by April 6th. This form will be emailed.


Submit Team Member Names

Coaches should submit the names of the individuals participating on their teams by May 4th. This form will be emailed.



The District Battle of the Books is Saturday, May 12th, 2018 at in the gym at Washington High School. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Welcome and overview of battle procedures begins at 8:05.


Battle of the Books 2017-2018
Battle of the Books 2014-2015

Previous Battle Results