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 Thursday, April 28, 2022 at 6 p.m. Click here to register today!
See all of the titles nominated for the Silver Birch Express and Fiction awards below.
- Duck Days
- Hockey Night in Kenya
- How I Survived: Four Nights on the Ice
- Mellybean and the Giant Monster
- Race with Me
- Raymond the Buffalo
- Snooze-O-Rama: The Strange Ways Animals Sleep
- That’s No Dino! Or is it? What Makes a Dinosaur a Dinosaur
- Walking for Water: How One Boy Stood up for Gender Equality
- Wednesday Wilson Gets Down to Business
See the complete set of book trailers on our YouTube channel.
How does the Battle work?
While the Battle of the Books is typically held in-person, we hosted the 2020 and 2021 Battles virtually using YouTube and Zoom and Google Forms. Watch a recording of the 2020 Battle of the Books to help you prepare for this year’s event!