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 2020 Regional Battle will be held on Saturday, May 2, at St. James School in Gouverneur.

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

Reading list flyer for 2020

Tools - Updated for 2020!

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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