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Battle of the Books

BoB/Heavy Medal Meet-Up at ALA Midwinter (Change of Time and Place)

Battle Commander (with words)

For those of you at Midwinter,we were planning to have our first ever BoB/Heavy Medal Meet-Up at the Marriott Hotel’s Circ at 5PM on Saturday, January 25th. However, that doesn’t seem workable for many (notably DaNae whose idea it was and we want to come for sure). So now we have a new plan — to […]

And the 2014 Contenders Are…

Battle Commander (with words)

ALL THE TRUTH THAT’S IN ME by Julie Berry THE ANIMAL BOOK by Steve Jenkins BOXERS AND SAINTS by Gene Yang A CORNER OF WHITE by Jaclyn Moriarty DOLL BONES by Holly Black ELEANOR AND PARK by Rainbow Rowell FAR FAR AWAY by Tom McNeal FLORA & ULYSSES by Kate DiCamillo HOKEY POKEY by Jerry […]

Like a Winter Vortex, BOB 2014 Is Gathering Force

Battle Commander (with words)

We, the three members of the BOB Command Team, have made our contender picks.  And, thanks to the hard work of our SLJ Support Team, now have fifteen eager judges waiting to receive their battle instructions. Starting on January 15th, stop by often to find the contenders list, battle bracket, judge info, and more! This […]