Hundreds of Children Encouraged to Battle it Out at the 2020 Summer Battle of the Books!

WHAT: This summer, the battle of all battles goes LIVE!  The Children’s Trust and all the Miami-Dade Grade Level Reading Partners are looking to crown the next Great Book Warrior.   In an effort to combat summer learning loss, the Summer Battle of the Books hosted by the Miami-Dade Grade Level Reading Campaign and The Children’s Trust encourages both camp teams and individual K-5th grade children and families to join the launch party and download their free preselected eBooks by grade level from the (MDPLS) library, read the books and try the free suggested activities throughout the summer.  Then gather again on July 9th for the virtual field trip which includes the Battle of theBooksfeaturing college and professional athletes, coaches, dancers, Young Talent Big Dreams (YTBD) performers, read-aloud books, and interactive activities.

WHO:  Join 3X NBA Champion, UM Hall of Fame and current General Manager of the Phoenix Suns basketball team James Jones;  Miami Hurricane’s Football Player Gannon Broderick; University of Miami’s Baseball Coach Gino DiMare; and University of Miami Women’s Basketball Player Brianna Jackson as well as local performers and authors for the official launch party event.

WHEN: Launch Party will be LIVE online on Thursday, June 18th at 10:30AM

HOW:  Register for the Battle of the Books Launch Party on June 18:

Register for Summer Battle of the Books & Virtual Field Trip on July 9:

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