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Battle of the Books rages on
Young readers match wits in competition
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The Golden Readers, from left, Katie Jenkins, Aly Dekroon, Laura Kelley and Jordan Sul talk over a question. The group went on to win the Battle of the Books on Tuesday. - photo by Jennifer Sami
Hailey Coyne read 10 books three times each to ensure she didn’t miss any details. She knew all the characters, plot lines and settings.After working “really, really, really, really hard,” Coyne was prepared to represent her third-grade team from Kelly Mill Elementary during the annual Battle of the Books on Tuesday. But she was up against some fierce competition.