Silver Birch

The Forest of Reading is Canada’s largest recreational reading program. Every year, the Innisfil ideaLAB & Library celebrates all of the titles nominated for the Silver Birch Fiction and Silver Birch Express awards with the Silver Birch Battle of the Books!

What is the Battle of the Books? 

Run like a trivia night, Battle of the Books challenges students to read as many of the 20 nominated Silver Birch titles as possible. Students across Innisfil in Grades 3-6 are invited to participate and show off their knowledge in the Battle on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 6 p.m. Register for the Battle

2021 Nominees

See all of the titles nominated for the Silver Birch Express and Fiction awards below.



See the complete set of book trailers on our YouTube channel.

2020 Battle of the Books

While the Battle of the Books is typically held in-person, we hosted last year’s Battle virtually using YouTube and Google Forms. Watch a recording of the 2020 Battle of the Books to help you prepare for this year’s event.