Fifth-grade Battle of the Books competition contestants commemorate their four months of reading by making and signing stuffed bears and dogs at Enchanted Beary Land on Friday. Back row from left: Halia Stites, Gabby Reyna and Gavin Wakefield; front row from left: Maggi Loudermilk, Mia Huddleston and Kaleigh Chappell. (Amy Vogelsang Photo)
In a reading challenge like no other, eight fifth-graders from Del Norte Elementary School read 97 books in four months. Three of those students went on to win third-place medals in the Battle of the Books competition held in Silver City on April 27.
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