Battle of the Books

Battle Basics

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. The Regional Battle will be held on Saturday, May 4 at St. James School in Gouverneur.

Welcome to the Battle of the Books: Slides from the 11/13/18 class at NCLS

Flyer with booklist


The reading list for 2018-2019

Battle of the Books Toolkit: Everything you need to know about hosting your own local battle.

Guide for Parents and Coaches

FAQs for Teachers and School Librarians

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

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


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