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Oxford Battle of the Books 2017 Book List:

Who was Harry Houdiniby Tui Sutherland

Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes by Eleanor Coerr

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg

Sherlock Files: The 100-Year-Old Secretby Tracy Barrett

Granny Torelli Makes Soup by Sharon Creech


Battle books will be available to check out as soon as your team's forms are turned in to OPL.  Limit of 2 Battle books checked out at a time.

The 2017 Oxford Battle of the Books will take place Tuesday, April 11th at 7pm at the Oxford High School Performing Arts Center.  

Questions?  Call 248-628-3034 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



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Battle of the Books 2016 Champions
The Book Troopers
Leonard Elementary

Book Troopers Final Photo 


Best Costume
Rock 'n' Roll Readers
Leonard Elementary
Rock n Roll Readers 2 Best Costume resize


Best Team Name
Read it or Not, Here I Come
Leonard Elementary
Read it or Not Here I come Best Team Name resize


 Battle of the Books 2016 Final Scores

Rank Team Name Score
1 The Book Troopers   (Leonard) 78
2 E=MC2Smart (OES) 74
3 The Reading   Terminator Tornadoes (OES) 73
4 Book Bandits (OES) 63
5 The Fantastic Four   (OES) 59
5 Reading Detectives   (OES) 59
6 Red Hot Rubby Ducky   Readers (Clear Lake) 57
7 Book Wizards (OES) 55
8 The Books (OES) 47
9 Wildcat Wonder   Readers (Leonard) 44
10 Rock n' Roll Readers   (Leonard) 38
11 Read it or Not, Here   I Come (Leonard) 35