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Dr. Raul Garza Jr. STEAM Academy

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845 Eighth Street, San Benito, TX 78586 Phone: (956) 361-6900 Fax: (956) 361-6908

Battle of the Books (BOB)

Texas Bluebonnet Award books chosen for this year's BOB are listed below.  To view the book trailer for the books listed, just click on the book image.
Me, Frida, and the Secret of the Peacock Ring
The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl
The Adventures of a Girl Called Bicycle
The Magic Misfits
Looking for more books that made the Texas Bluebonnet Award list?
Just look for this image that will be located on the spine of the book.
A team will only consist of 3 members and 1 alternate.  To be an eligible member of the team, students must meet the following guidelines in accordance to the Region One ESC Battle of the Books (BOB) Manual:
  • All students participating must be a full-time student, passing all classes with a 70 or above in grades 3-12, attending a public, charter, or independent school in which they are enrolled for the current school year.
  • Read all books and prepare for competition.
  • Practice teamwork and good sportsmanship.
  • Attend practice sessions.
  • Write personal and team practice questions.
For more information about BOB, please visit Region One ESC's BOB
2018-2019 Region One Battle of the Books
These books can be found in your Dr. Garza STEAM Academy library.
Battle of the Books