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Battle of the Books

Books, Trivia, Competition

Battle of the Books is a reading competition in which student teams read books and compete in quiz-style competitions against other Adams 12 high schools. All interested students are invited to participate.  

Battles and Meetings

Tuesdays, 3:30 pm in library

Battle Schedule:
Suspense - October 20, Mountain Range High School
Fantasy - December 8, Legacy High School
Realistic Fiction - January 26, Northglenn High School
Science Fiction - March 16, Horizon High School
Final Battle - April 21, Thornton High School


Battle of the Books: 2021-2022 Reading List


The Naturals by Jennifer Lynn Barnes 
Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco 
Catfishing on the Catnet by Naomi Kritzer 
I am the Weapon by Allen Zadoff


Hold Me Closer, Necromancer by Lish McBride 
This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab 
The Shadows Between Us by Tricia Levenseller 
The Last Magician by Lisa Maxwell

Realistic Fiction

Frankly in Love by David Yoon 
The Inexplicable Logic of My Life by Benjamin Alire Saenz 
You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson 
Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo

Science Fiction

The Loop by Ben Oliver 
Illuninae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff 
Defy the Stars by Claudia Gray 
The Program by Suzanne Young

Ebooks and Audiobooks are available in Overdrive. See our eBook How-To for more information on reading and listening to digital books. Print copies are available in the library. 

Questions? Contact Mrs. Briner @ or stop by the library. 

Previous Reading Lists