Ruidoso represents at New Mexico Battle of the Books

LOS LUNAS – For the middle and elementary school students at this year’s regional Battle of the Books competition at Los Lunas High School, April 28, it was more than a tournament celebrating reading and literacy.

This was like “Book Con 2018.”

“They get to see live authors, it’s not just in theory anymore,” said White Mountain Elementary teacher James Cantu, who was one of the sponsors for Ruidoso at the event. “These are the people who actually wrote the books that they read. When they announced this year’s featured author, she got a standing ovation from three or four groups of elementary students. Talk about connecting with the material!”

 

Read more at Academics in Motion

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