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About Battle of the Books


Battle of the Books (BOB) is a reading incentive program for KIS students in grades four and five. After reading the required 10 books, students will come together in groups to demonstrate their abilities and to test their applied knowledge of the books they have read. This year, the Battle of the Books Club competed with other international schools at Seoul Foreign School.


Check back later for details on this year's Battle ... hosted at KIS Pangyo!

2017-18 Club Schedule

Click here to view our 2017-2018 club schedule.


    Submitting Questions

    Click here to submit battle and lightning round questions.

    NOTE: You must click the link and fill out a form for each new question you submit.

    • Battle Questions must begin with the book title followed by the question.

      • Example: In The Blood Guard, what was the name of the main character? (Evelyn Ronan Truelove) p.4

      • Example: In Marvin Redpost: A Flying Birthday Cake, who’s birthday campout was Marvin at when he saw the green glowing in the sky? (Nick Tuffle’s) p.2

    • Lightning Questions must begin with, “In which book”.

      • Example: In which book was the main character “aggressively overscheduled?” (The Blood Guard) p.3

      • Example: In which book did Nick wear the same clothes to school every day? (Marvin Redpost: A Flying Birthday Cake) p.14


    2017-2018 Book Titles


    Battle of the Books 2017 Highlights


    Battle of the Books Coaches

    Ms. Megan Greene 


    Ms. Ginny Nakauchi 


    Ms. Leann Norton



    We're looking forward to a great club with you! Please contact us with any questions.


    2017-2018 Norms

    Norms for BOB

    The following norms are expectations developed and agreed upon by the members of this club. While club ccaches will help reinforce these expectations at each practice and during competition, participants and parents are also expected to hold each other accountable.

    • Read books on time
    • Come prepared
    • Listen when someone else is talking
    • Use kind words
    • Respect each other's space
    • Stay focused
    • Clean up before you leave


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