Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl

Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl
2020-2021 Team Members

Collins, Tyler
Feely, Adam
Grantham, Owen
Hendricks, Kiley
Heyde, Zayne
Irkhina, Alisa
Mayo, Christian
Perpall, Nathan

About the Bowl

The Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl began with the vision of Ms. Helen Ruffin, a beloved school librarian in Dekalb County. Her idea has grown into a state-wide competition that drives readers with a competitive spirit, encompassing hundreds of schools and students.

During the last few years, over 600 schools throughout Georgia have held competitions at the local school district level and have registered online for regional competitions.

Today, the Georgia HRRB includes six geographic competition regions; North, East, West, Metro, Middle and South. All school districts in Georgia are divided into one of these regions.

From these six regions, two competition divisions have been formed: Division 1, which consists of the North, West and Metro HRRB Regions, and Division 2, which consists of the East, Middle and South HRRB Regions.

The 2018-2019 school year was the first to form a team from Loganville Elementary School.  

If you enjoy reading, competing, and quizzing, ask about details!

2020-2021 Elementary School Book List

When the Stars are Scattered by: Victoria Jamieson and Omar Mohamed
Pie in the Sky by: Remy Lai
Show Me a Sign by: Ann Claire LeZott
From the Desk of Zoe Washington by: Janae Marks
Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky by: Kwame Mbalia
Prairie Lotus by: Linda Sue Park
Mananaland by: Pam Munoz Ryan
A Wish in the Dark by: Christina Soontornvat
Brave Like That by: Lindsey Stoddard
Ways to Make Sunshine by:  Renee Watson

All of these titles will be available in the Media Center for school year 2021-2022.

Study Resources

Read the books! 
 Use this tool to study key facts from the books, or create and share your own study set questions with the group.

HRRB Contacts

Contact Us

Jacqueline Perpall
Rita Burney
Cindy Spell
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