THANK YOU TO ALL PARTICIPANTS IN THE YORBA LINDA PUBLIC LIBRARY’S 7th ANNUAL BATTLE OF THE BOOKS! Everyone should be very proud of work they did in order to prepare for the battles!
This year a total of 372 students participated from 27 local schools; with 83 Teams competing by answering questions based on the books they read. Over 900 attendees, including participants, parents, and teachers, came to support their students in this year’s Battle. Battle taught participants some wonderful life lessons regarding teamwork, commitment, and responsibility.
Congratulations to the 2015 winning teams!
Samuel Kim Lakeview
Jonathan Chi Yorba Linda Middle School
Caleb Kim Lakeview
Nolan Kwak Lakeview
Karis Kim Lakeview
Seungyeon Chi Fairmont
Esther Yang Fairmont
Grace Moon Fairmont
Jacqueline Scullin Fairmont
Kayla Kimura Fairmont
Brian Nguyen Bernardo Yorba Middle School
Matthew Nguyen Fairmont
Jocelyn Li Bernardo Bernardo Yorba Middle School
Rohita Thammineni Fairmont
Chloe Lee Fairmont
Nathan Stevens Fairmont
Darren Nguyen Fairmont
Anna Zhang Fairmont
Catherine Park Fairmont
High School First Place
Adelaide Truong Yorba Linda High School
Roshni Jogin Yorba Linda High School
Evelyn Chan Yorba Linda High School
Joshua Del Toro Yorba Linda High School
High School Second Place
Caroline Birchfield Yorba Linda High School
Gabi Moussa Yorba Linda High School
Ryan Birchfield Yorba Linda High School
Ian Smith Valencia Valencia High School
The Battle of the Books is a reading incentive program for students in grades 4-12. The purpose is to encourage students to read good books and have fun while competing with their peers. The Battle of the Books is a single-day event where students will compete by answering questions about the books on the official Battle Booklist.
Battle of the Books sign-ups are limited to Yorba Linda residents, Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District students or students attending schools within the City of Yorba Linda.
Watch a Mock Battle of the Books