Battle of the Books

Battle of the Books

Battle of the Books is a book-based trivia tournament for children in grades 4-6. Libraries hold local competitions to determine which team will compete at the Regional Battle near the end of the school year.

The 2017 Regional Battle will be held on Saturday, May 20, at St. James School in Gouverneur.


2017 Mock Questions: Practice for your local battle with these 20 questions

Battle of the Books Toolkit Word | PDF (for public libraries): Everything you need to know about hosting your own local battle! (Revised for 2017)

Battle of the Books website (for participants): The place to direct students, parents, coaches, and teachers.

Guidelines for writing questions (for Battle of the Books committee members)

Help kids keep track of what they've read with these handy Book Battle Fact Trackers!

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