PLATTSBURGH - Six books and nine local libraries add up to the Battle of the Books, slated for July 17 at the Champlain Centre Mall in Plattsburgh. Students in fifth, sixth, and seventh grades are invited to join the Take a Bite Out of Books (TABOB) team at one of these local libraries: Rouses Point, Peru, Schroon Lake, Plattsburgh, Dannemora, Wilmington, Port Henry, Saranac Lake, and Willsboro. Teams are forming and meeting now through July to read and prepare for the Jeopardy-style competition.
This year's titles are "The Lightening Thief" by Rick Riordan, "The Underneath" by Kathi Appelt, "Three Cups of Tea" (Young Reader's Edition) by Greg Mortenson, "Project Mulberry" by Linda Sue Park, "Code Orange" by Caroline B. Cooney, and "The City of Ember" by Jeanne DuPrau.
If interested in TABOB, please contact one the participating libraries.