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Battle of the Books

The Peanut Gallery

So to those new to the Battle, every week or so we do a post highlighting the various other posts, commentary, and such we uncover.  The first battle is still a way off, but here are some tidbits to keep you occupied until then: SLJ has highlighted this year’s BoB in here. Big Kahuna Judge […]

This Week’s Peanut Gallery

Here’s what we’ve come across this week: Kara Schaff Dean caught up with the Battle here, considers the finalists here and also reflects on how the Battle brings new readers to the contenders.  “As the 2010 edition draws to a close, I look forward to the opportunity to pass on the results with the same […]

This Week’s Peanut Gallery

Julie Larios got in a tad late for last week, but she’s paying attention! Peter Sieruta thinks that next year “Fuse #8 and the BOB folks should join forces and run competitions to select the top Newbery title of all time.”  He suggests some intriguing matches and a lot of the competitors would be Undeads….hmmm…. […]

This Week’s Peanut Gallery

So here’s what we’ve come across this week. Let us know if we’ve overlooked your post and we’ll be sure to add it on.  (We will announce the t-shirt winners tomorrow.) Laura championed Fire fiercely here and here, Her thoughts about that match and others from this week are here,  here, and here. Last year’s […]

This Week’s Peanut Gallery

Here’s what we’ve come across this week. Be sure to let us know if we’ve overlooked your post and we’ll be sure to add it on. (And check out our giveaway over on the sidebar. Starting next Friday, fifteen of you who post about the Battle will receive specially designed t-shirts. So start working on […]

The Great T-shirt Giveaway

Hey there. Have we got a contest for you!  Involving t-shirts.  You see, we’ve got a bunch of them for this year’s Battle of the Kids’ Books.  Pretty snazzy looking too.  And starting Friday we are going to give out fifteen to the fifteen bloggers who do the best posts (or, for that matter, videos) […]

Pre-Pre-Game Peanut Gallery

As a reminder, this is our weekly round-up of Battle posts.  If we have overlooked yours, please let us know and we’ll add it in. This is awesome — Eric Carpenter is running a Battle of the Books bracket contest! Laura’s geeked up as she champions her favorite. Sarah Wones Tomp highlights our contest in […]