Timeline (Dates for 2017-2018 Coming Soon)
- TBA Battle Club Media Center
- TBA Qualifying Test Media Center
- TBA School Battle Cafeteria
- TBA Semi-Finals Largo Public Library
- TBA *Finals Largo Public Library
*Only elementary schools who win their Semi-Final battles will be invited to stay and have lunch before the Final battles. All other schools are expected to return to their home schools.Battle of the Books aligns with Pinellas County Schools primary strategic direction of highest student achievement:
- By improving reading and comprehension skills.
- By promoting creative thinking and problem solving.
- By promoting the Sunshine State Young Readers Awards books.
- By promoting testing for comprehension of reading materials.
- By encouraging recreational reading.
- By exposing students to a variety of literature.
Battle of the Books aligns with Pinellas County Schools strategic direction of partnerships:
- By actively involving the community.
- By forming partnerships between teachers at different grade levels .