We are so excited that BCE will be participating in the 2022-23 Boys Read Book Battle for the first time!  The competition has grown by leaps and bounds this year from 11 participating schools to 47! This initiative is designed to encourage male readers in grades 3-5 to engage with literacy in a fun and collaborative way.  

    Boys will need to read 5 books for this competition. 

    1. Ben Yokoyama and the Cookie of Doom  by Matthew Swanson
    2. J.D. and the Great Barber Battle  by J. Dillard
    3. Pax by Sara Pennypacker
    4. Stuntboy, In the Meantime by Jason Reynolds
    5. The Lion of Mars by Jennifer L. Holm





    Boys Read Book Club Kickoff


    Media Center


    Boys Read Club Meetings 


    Dates and Time TBA



    Qualifying Test for the School Team


    Media Center


    District Semi-Finals 

    1/23 or 1/24

    Media Center

    Virtual (Via Teams)

    District Finals     


    Administration Building in Largo 

    Top 10 teams in the county will compete