Mid-Hudson Battle of the Books

Program Description: This summer, students entering grades 4-8 (middle grade) and 8-12 (high school) are invited to join our Battle of the Books teams! Together, we will read a small selection books, practice our trivia skills with regular meetings (in-person and virtual options available), and compete in a quiz show style “battle” against other area library teams the weekend of August 12.

Date/Time of Virtual Information Sessions:
Monday, May 3, 6pm – Middle Grade Team
Monday, May 10, 6pm – High School Team

To register and receive the Zoom login link, email programs@hudsonarealibrary.org or call 518-828-1792 x101

6th-9th Graders – Join The Hudson Battle of the Books Team!

Want to have fun reading this summer and get some free books?!* Then join our Battle of the Books Team! Battle of the Books is a trivia contest for young people, with questions based on specific books that all participants have read. Our library is looking for 6th-9th graders who want to join our team – read some great books over the summer and compete in the September 10th Regional Battle!

If you’re interested in joining our team, please contact Emily or Corey at 518-828-1792!

The titles we are reading for the Battle of the Books this year are:

After Tupac and D Foster by Jacqueline Woodson
Airborn by Kenneth Oppel
Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko
Keeping Score by Linda Sue Park
The Name of This Book is Secret by Pseudonymous Bosch
Peak by Roland Smith
Peeled by Joan Bauer
A Wrinkle In Time by Madeleine L’Engle

* Hudson Battle Team members will get to keep select titles from this year’s competition!