Florida Education Fund History & Culture Brain Bowl
2013-2015 Competition Books
The Pact: Three Young Men Make a Promise and Fulfill a Dream by Sampson Davis, George Jenkins, Rameck Hunt, and Lisa Frazier; Publisher: Riverhead Trade, Reissue Edition (May 6, 2003)
Kric Krac by Edwidge Danticat; Publisher: Vintage; First Edition (April 2, 1996)
Regional Competition Level
All County Level Books and:
They Came Before Columbus: The African Presence in Ancient America, Chapters 1-10, by Ivan Van Sertima; Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks (September 23, 2003)
State Competition Level
From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African Americans, Chapters 11-20 by John Hope Franklin and Evelyn Higginbotham (McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages, 9th edition 2010)
Their Eyes Were Watching God, by Zora Neale Hurston, Publisher: Harper Perennial Modern Classics; First Perennial Classics Edition (1998)
To Tell the Truth Freely: The Life of Ida B. Wells, by Mia Bay; Publisher: Hill and Wang; First Edition (February 2, 2010)
The mathematics competitions will take place at the state level, with teams qualifying by pre and post tests. Study materials for students are derived from the College Board Official SAT study guide materials.
Word Wizard competitions will take place at the state level with two students (National Achievers) representing the UCF MCOE. Word Wizard competitions are for students in grades 3-5 and 6-8; words are derived from the National Spelling Bee Consolidated Word List and can be downloaded here.