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Battle of the Books

Battle of the Books-Practices 

3/4 practice Tuesdays @lunch 12-1

5/6 practice Thursday @lunch

(zoom link on students' library Clever page or email Mrs. Keller@

It is not too late to join!

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The Battle of the Books is a statewide program sponsored by the Alaska Association of School Librarians intended to broaden reading interests, increase reading comprehension, and promote academic excellence. Each year a committee of teachers and librarians select book lists and write questions for all grade levels. Students read, discuss the books, and compete in teams to answer questions based on the books. Competitions are held at the local, state, and district level. Visit the Battle of the Books website for more information.


ASD is planning on Battle of the Books in some form this year! Other districts in the US who held their battles in March & April last year did it virtually. ASD is looking into different options if in-person battling isn't an option this year.


Who can join Trailaside Battle of the books? AnyTrailside face to face or virtual student may join. Also if your child was a former Trailside Student and you chose to home school they are invited as well.

•Read 2020-2021 Tentative Book

*Check out Trailside Library's Virtual Battle of the Book Bookshelves

  • includes links to ebooks, audiobooks
  • book summaries
  • book trailers
  • author pictures

• Check out this Anchorage Public Library resource that lists all the ebook and audiobook resources available for Battle of the Books Titles available through their site. - Remember that Hoopla Resources have no waitlists