UPDATE: Book Wars final postponed, rescheduled for Feb. 22

The North Olympic Library System’s Book Wars competition scheduled for Friday, Feb. 8, has been postponed to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St., because of inclement weather.

ORIGINAL STORY

Seventh and eighth-grade teams from Sequim Middle School, Olympic Peninsula Academy, Stevens Middle School, Crescent School and Forks Junior High School compete in a literary trivia competition in the 2019 Book Wars Final Competition, held Friday, Feb. 8, at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St.

The public is welcome to attend this fun community event.

Students must check-in at 6:10 p.m.

Throughout the school year, students read 12 books and compete in semi-final elimination rounds to prepare for Friday’s culminating event.

Victorious team members at the final battle each win a Samsung Galaxy Tablet.

Books included in the competition include: “Ghost” by Jason Reynolds; “Sparrow” by Sarah Moon; “Jazz Owls” by Margarita Engle; “George Washington’s Secret Six” by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yeager; “Frogkisser!” by Garth Nix; “I Will Always Write Back” by Cailin Alifirenka and Martin Ganda; “Leviathan” by Scott Westerfeld; “Piecing Me Together” by Renée Watson; “Refugee” by Alan Gratz; “Skeleton Creek” by Patrick Carman; “Trickster: Native American Tales: A Graphic Collection” by Matt Dembicki, and “Warcross” by Marie Lu.

Book Wars is a joint program between local middle schools throughout the county and the North Olympic Library System. Funding for the program was provided by the Friends of Sequim Library, Sequim Middle School, Port Angeles Friends of the Library and Friends of the Forks Library.

For more information, contact the Port Angeles Youth Services Department at 360-417-8500, x7705 or Youth@nols.org.

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