2021-2022 Ultimate Book Challenge

Ultimate Book Challenge 2021-2022


Sign up closed for 2021-2022

What is it?

Ultimate Book Challenge is a reading competition designed to improve reading and comprehension while also building enthusiasm for reading.  Students will compete individually and in teams to show their knowledge of  10 pre-selected books.  
Who can compete?
Students in 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade are eligible for the challenge.
When does it start?
Students will be given an introduction to the challenge during their library visit the week of September 6, 2021.  Students can sign up through Friday, September 17, 2021.
How will teams be formed?
Once sign-up closes, students will create teams.   Participating students will be enrolled in our UBC Google Classroom.   Quizzes will be given once a week, and we will meet in-person and/or virtually for activities and check-ins. 
When is the school-wide challenge?
In December (December 13-16), the students will complete a campus challenge to find our winning school team.
When is the district challenge?
On February 15, 2022 at 6:00 p.m., our Roanoke UBC team will compete against the district's other elementary schools' UBC teams to declare a district winner.  The competition is currently schedule to be held at the Northwest High School Student Union.
What books are in the challenge?






Kayla Miller


Front Desk

Kelly Yang

 3  I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912  Lauren Tarshis


Mac B. Kid Spy:  Mac Undercover

Mac Barnett



J.A. White


Sal & Gabi:  Break the Universe

Carlos Hernandez


Song for a Whale

Kelly Lynne


Ways to Make Sunshine

Renee Watson

 9 The Willoughbys Lois Lowry
 10 Words on Fire   Jennifer A. Nielsen