Subscribe to SLJ
Follow This Blog: RSS feed
Battle of the Books

Fantasy Battle of the Kids’ Books & The Guessing Game!

Battle Commander (with words)

FANTASY BoB REPORT Roxanne & Monica started hosting Fantasy BoB last year at our school, with members of the faculty book club.  This year, 6-8 grade students are added to the mix.  The student judges’ statements will be added to the comment area for each corresponding Match for Round 1 and Round 2. The teachers […]

Mock Battle Report

Battle Commander (gravatar)

This week we hear from school librarian Melanie Mubarak on her mock battle.

Mock Battles Round Up

Battle Commander (gravatar)

Since last week’s call for Mock Battle Stories, we’ve received the following fantastic entries. Thank you so much to all who shared the excitement that is Battle of the Kids’ Books with your communities and with us back in the Command Center.

Mock Battles!

Battle Commander (gravatar)

If you work at a public library, a school library, or in the classroom, and have been hosting some form of Mock Battle of the Kids’ Books in your institution, or some other setting (home schooling, clubs, etc) we’d love to hear from you!  If you and your friends have been discussing or trying to figure out […]

Fantasy BoB 2015 and the Undead Guessing Game

Battle Commander (with words)

On this spring Saturday, we bring you two final Sideline Activities, a Farewell, and a couple of Forecasts …

Announcing the 2015 BoB Guessing Game Winner

Battle Commander (with words)

We are pleased to announce the winner for the 2015 BoB guessing game: Robin Lindquist Out of dozens of BoB followers who participated, Robin is the only one who guessed all eight titles correctly. A school librarian who works with 375 students and 60 faculty members at Wooster School in Danbury, Connecticut, Robin’s favorite part of being […]

2015 BoB: Top 8 Titles Guessing Game

Battle Commander (with words)

Which of the sixteen contenders will move on to Round Two? Put your guesses in the comments and we will award the winners with prizes for you or your library!

2014 Mock BoB Result

eleanorandpark

Out of the sixteen contenders, Rainbow Rowell’s Eleanor & Park and Elizabeth Wein’s Rose Under Fire emerged to be the final leaders of the pack. The final 2014 Mock BoB winner is: Eleanor & Park Thanks to all who participated in this Sideline Activity. We will contact a few lucky winners via email soon.  Stay tuned.

Mock Bob 2014: Final Round

You have voted and spoken. The contenders for the final round of the MOCK BOB are: Eleanor & Park vs Rose Under Fire Go  here to cast your vote and have a chance to win a prize. The prize drawing will be on April 1st, when this year’s official Battle of the Kids’ Books comes to […]

Mock BoB 2014: Round 2 Results & Round 3 Matches Start

Battle Commander (gravatar)

Ready to see the results of Mock BoB 2014, Round 2, Matches 1 to 4? Here they are: Total Voters: 92 The title that won the most votes: Boxers & Saints.   Which two of these four advancing titles will emerge as the finalists according to you, the enthusiastic BoB followers? All the Truth That’s […]