Battle of the Books – 2017

What is the Battle of the Books Program?

Battle of the Books is a national Summer Reading Program for high school students who will be in the 9th through the 12th grade in September. Participants in the Poughkeepsie Public Library District program are asked to read five selected titles and and then participate in a final trivia competition based on the books on August 19th at the Poughkeepsie Day School.

To participate or for more information, please contact Youth Services Librarians:

Martha, mfarrell@poklib.org, 845-485-3445 ext. 3358
Krista, kmiller@poklib.org, 845-485-3445 ext. 3366

Please read each of the books below by the following dates:

The Young Elites by Marie Lu Read by July 11, 2017

The Young Elites
by Marie Lu
Read by July 11, 2017

Noggin By John Corey Whaley Read by July 18, 2017

Noggin
by John Corey Whaley
Read by July 18, 2017

I Hunt Killers by Barry Lyga Read by July 25, 2017

I Hunt Killers
by Barry Lyga
Read by July 25, 2017

Bone Gap By Laura Ruby Read by August 1, 2017

Bone Gap
by Laura Ruby
Read by Aug. 1, 2017

I'll Give You the Sun By Jandy Nelson

I’ll Give You the Sun
by Jandy Nelson
Read by Aug. 8, 2017