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NUMBER FOUR Joins Battle Of The Books

from Leesburg Today

Six Schools Advance In Battle Of The Books

It was a battle of book lovers Thursday morning, as Loudoun high school students competed in the 7th Annual Battle of the Books Semi-Finals.

High school teams were broken into three divisions, with Potomac Falls High School hosting the eastern competition; Stone Bridge High School the host site for the central competition; and Tuscarora High School hosting the western schools. Potomac Falls, Dominion, Broad Run and Park View competed in the eastern semi-finals; Stone Bridge, Briar Woods and Freedom in the central semis; and Tuscarora, Douglass School, Loudoun County, Loudoun Valley and Woodgrove in the west.

Students from the competing teams were asked questions from a selection of books. A certain amount of points were given for each correct answer. Five rounds consisted of 10 questions each.

The books in the battle were: The Alchemyst by Michael Scott; Chasing Lincoln’s Killer by James Swanson; Half Brother by Kenneth Oppel; The Help by Kathryn Stockett; The Heretic’s Daughter by Kathleen Kent; I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore; Knights of the Hill Country by Tim Tharp; Morpheus Road, The Light by D.J. MacHale; Mockingbird by Kathryn Erksine; and Wesley the Owl by Stacey O’Brien.

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Posted on March 28, 2012 by Editor

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