Novel Knowledge General Information

Novel Knowledge is a reading enrichment program designed to encourage reading and promote teamwork and cooperation.

Novel (nov-uhl), noun:  A book that tells a long story about made-up people and events.

Knowledge (nol-ij), noun:  The things that someone knows

Novel Knowledge, noun:  A fun competition between teams of 3rd – 5th graders testing them on their knowledge of 6 pre-selected novels.

Want to be involved in something that makes reading fun?

Form a team of 3 members.  If you’re a 3rd, 4th or 5th grader, here’s all you have to do:

  • Come up with a creative team name
  • Sign your team up in the library (see deadline below)
  • Read all 6 great novels before the competition in the spring (see dates below)
  • Be ready to answer 2 rounds of written questions about each novel as a team,

Top 4 teams will advance to the final


A Boy Called BAT by Elana Arnold
Diving With Sharks! by National Geo Kids
Bayberry Island by Henry Cole
The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
Who Is George Lucas? by Pam Pollack
The Strange Case Of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger

Signup Deadline:  December 13th & 14th, 2018
Competition Dates:  February 11th & 12th, 2018
Final competition:  February 13, 2019

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