Battle of the Books (BOB) Club
What is BOB: It is a voluntary reading incentive program for 4th and 5th Grade students. The purpose is to foster a LOVE of READING and to encourage students to read, analyze and discuss a variety of good books at Virtual Book Club meetings and have fun while competing at a local tournament with peers. Each school participating may have up to two teams of five participants. All questions will be asked by a judge and will begin with “In which book…” and the answer you provide will be the title earning 3 pts and author earning an additional 2 pts of the appropriate book. The team with the most points at the end of the Tournament wins a trophy for their school.
When does BOB take place: BOB will have mandatory weekly in-person meetings as of September 2021 until April 2022 in the library during 4th/5th grade lunches and will meet inside Serra Library, (students are to bring their own lunch). The schedule of meetings and important dates will be located on the BOB/Library Schedule Serra Library page.
Who can participate in BOB: All interested 4th and 5th grade students are allowed to attend Book Club meetings, All students planning on attending the Book Club meetings must see Ms. Bummer in the library to sign up or contact her by email at email@example.com
What are the Student expectations: BOB students must attend in-person weekly meetings, read weekly assigned books, complete assigned reading books logs, and be ready for book discussions.
To participate in the BOB Book Club is free, so your time and effort will be key components in succeeding in the Tournament!
St. Junipero Serra will pay for the registration fee.
You may also find some information on Battle of the Books here.
Students will wear their Solidarity Serra Tshirt on the day of the Virtual Tournament.
Please contact Ms. Ella Bummer at firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions.
Below is the 20 BOB books for the 2020-2021. The books were chosen by the librarians from the competing schools.
St. Margaret's has shared this link with us for BOB Books previews, please feel free to take a peak: http://libguides.smes.org/BOB
Ready, Set, READ!!!!! Happy Reading and GO BOB!
BOB logs are mandatory and part of the selection process to be chosen for the BOB team. When you finish a BOB book, complete the log, save on your drive and bring to the appropriate meeting. See the BOB Calendar tab for meeting dates.
BOB Book Log - Students should independently fill out a BOB log for each BOB book.
SIGN UP FOR BOB BOOK CLUB COMING SOON
Please see the Library Class Schedule link for meeting dates
SUBJECT TO CHANGE - PLEASE CHECK BACK OFTEN
All meetings will be held in the Library unless otherwise instructed.
Please contact Ms. Bummer email@example.com if you have any questions.
You will find the assigned reading schedule in the link below. Please complete all assigned books on a weekly basis and be ready to discuss at our Virtual meetings. Two (2) books may be assigned during our holiday schedule. Please feel free to email me for any questions or concerns at firstname.lastname@example.org