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2013-14 Oregon Battle of the Books Title List

Grades 3-5 Division
Abraham Lincoln by Mary Pope Osborne, 2011. [Read more…]

Battle of the Books update May 9th 2013

Hello, everyone! Some final bits and pieces from Oregon Battle of the Books before school gets out for the summer (can you believe it?)!

Firstthank you again to all the participants, coaches, volunteers and teachers who worked so hard. We couldn’t have done it without all of you, and we are so appreciative of the time and work that you all put into this! [Read more…]

Battle of the Books Udate February 28, 2013

What an amazing battle today! Crispy Bacon took on Night Owls in one of the best battles yet, and while it was close, Night Owls triumphed and will be heading to Regionals this Saturday! [Read more…]

Battle of the Books update February 26, 2013

What an amazing battle we had today! Before I go into the rest of my news, I have to comment on the 4-5 division. It has been *awesome* to see how much they have learned during Battle of the Books. Not just about the books, [Read more…]

Battle of the Books update February 21, 2013

A hearty and huge congratulations to the Purple Mockingjay team – they won the all-school 6-8 division this morning during morning meeting and will be going on to regionals next Saturday in Canby! Not only that, they will be arriving at regionals as an undefeated team! [Read more…]

Battle of the Books February 20, 2013

After a long and wonderful weekend, we resumed Battle of the Books today! Regionals are fast approaching, so we are doubling up on 4-5 battles in order to successfully get through all the teams before then. [Read more…]

Battle of the Books February 12, 2013

Before I get into anything else, there will be NO BATTLES this coming Thursday the 14th! The battles will resume next Tuesday, Feb. 19th. The 4-5 teams will be on field trips and the 6-8 teams have reached the finals. [Read more…]

Battle of the Books, February 8, 2013

The battles rage on, and we have hit the time when teams are beginning to be eliminated. To those teams, a hearty well-done and THANK YOU for showing excellent sportsmanship. No complaining about the battles or procedures, showing respect for all those who have volunteered their time to help [Read more…]

Battle of the Books February 5, 2013

It was another day of battles to see who takes the Springwater Battle of the Books crown for each grade. Congratulations to Crispy Bacon and Purple Mockingjays for their wins! [Read more…]

Battle of the books February 4, 2013

As always, thank you first to the wonderful volunteers who were there Thursday. I know things ended up not going quite as planned, but what an awesome group you all were! [Read more…]

Battle of the Books February 1, 2013

As per the OBOB admin: “The following titles have been chosen for the 2013-14 Oregon Battle of the Books program. Additional titles will be chosen in February and the list will be finalized in early May.” [Read more…]

Battle Of The Books January 29, 2013

January 29, 2013:

First – a HUGE thank you to the volunteers today. We were short-handed and almost ended up having to skip a battle…but after a few amazing ladies stepped up, everything went off without a hitch!! [Read more…]

Battle of the books January 26, 2013

January 26, 2013:

So we have successfully finished the first week of battles for Battle of the Books! It was exciting to see the work the teams have put into this, and the battles were terrific. Congrats to the Readers in the 4-5 division, and to the Narwhal Book Eaters in the 6-8 division for their wins on Thursday! The upcoming battles for next week are as follows: [Read more…]

Battle of the Books January 23, 2013

It has begun! We had our first battle this afternoon – Purple Mockingjays vs. Rainbow Ninja Unicorns. It was a well-fought battle, and congrats to the Purple Mockingjays! [Read more…]

Battle of the Books January 22, 2013

Well, we are off and running – we had our first battle this afternoon! It was a well-played match between the Purple Mockingjays and the Rainbow Ninja Unicorns. Congrats to the Purple Mockingjays for taking the win! [Read more…]

Battle of the Books Nov 27, 2012

27 Nov 2012

Welcome to all those who have signed up for our second year of Battle of The Books! We are looking forward to beginning the battles in January after the break, but first I have some more information for you. [Read more…]