Battle of the Books

Battle of the Books 2015

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!

4th-6thFirst Place

(Team 129)

Samuel Kim                                     Lakeview

Jonathan Chi                                   Yorba Linda Middle School

Caleb Kim                                        Lakeview

Nolan Kwak                                     Lakeview

Karis Kim                                          Lakeview


4th-6thSecond Place

(Team 131)

Seungyeon Chi                                Fairmont

Esther Yang                                     Fairmont

Grace Moon                                    Fairmont

Jacqueline Scullin                           Fairmont

Kayla Kimura                                   Fairmont


6th-8thFirst Place

(Team 43)

Brian Nguyen                                   Bernardo Yorba Middle School

Matthew Nguyen                             Fairmont

Jocelyn Li Bernardo                        Bernardo Yorba Middle School

Rohita Thammineni                         Fairmont


6th-8thSecond Place

(Team 40)

Chloe Lee                                          Fairmont

Nathan Stevens                                Fairmont

Darren Nguyen                                 Fairmont

Anna Zhang                                      Fairmont

Catherine Park                                  Fairmont


High School First Place

(Team 5)

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

(Team 2)

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


For more information, contact the Library at 714-777-2873, ext. 7