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Battle of the Books

“Vote for Me!” quaver our contenders. “Please.”

As The Battle of the Kids’ Books follows a single-elimination model, once a book is knocked off, it has to stay in the metaphorical Land of the Dead, until the final two are left standing, facing each other off. However, there is hope yet, for one of the previously eliminated title to come back from […]

A Word (or Two or Three or More) from Our Commentator

I know many of you must be wondering how we chose the shortlist, so let me shed some light on that subject.  The three of us—Monica Edinger, Roxanne Feldman, and I— read widely this past year, exchanged e-mails throughout the fall, and came up with an eclectic, diverse list with a mix of popular and […]

Welcome!

Welcome, welcome, welcome.  On March 15th, two weeks from today, the 2010 Battle begins.  Don’t know about all of you spectators, but we cannot wait!  While you have known about our contenders and judges for a week (thank you Ms. Fuse for your delightful announcement), we’ve been sitting on all of it for a whole […]