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Battle of the Books 2020: Submit Questions

Point System

Your team may submit between 0-10 questions per book. The more questions you submit, the better the chances of you being asked your own question during The Battle. Furthermore, submitting questions is an opportunity for your team to earn points toward The Battle. The earlier you submit, the more points you can earn for each question.

Here are the submission deadlines:

  • Submit by the end of Thanksgiving Break (Sunday, December 1) - 5 points per question
  • Submit by the end of Winter Break (Sunday, January 5) - 3 points per question
  • Submit by Friday, February 14, one week before The Battle - 1 point per question

Sample Questions

Question: In which book does the protagonist rely on the wisdom of a saintlike, magical character called Papa Legba, who other characters refer to as a "crazy old man"?
Answer: American Street by Ibi Zoboi
Page Reference: 83

Question: In which book does a supporting character decide to date a boy named Jacob after the protagonist, her best friend and crush, repeatedly ignores her text messages and other attempts at contact?
Answer: We Are Okay by Nina LaCour
Page Reference: 189

Question: In which book do a bear, a cougar, and a crow serve as "familiars"?
Answer: Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake
Page Reference: Throughout the book

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