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Oregon Battle of the Books is a statewide reading program sponsored by the Oregon Association of School Libraries.

More on the OBOB website.

Grades 9-12 Division

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Books
Audiobooks
Downloadable Ebooks

REGISTRATION STARTS DEC 5th

Mock Battles for 3rd Graders

Introduces inexperienced teams to the battle structure.
  • Registration is required and opens Mon, December 5
  • Sign up for 1 session only.
  • Coordinate with your team in order to battle together- please have member names, team name, school, grade and a contact phone number ready.
  • To register, click the green button above and send us your info. You will be contacted to confirm details of your team registration.

Wednesday, December 28: 10:30-11:15 am, 1:00-1:45 pm, or 2:30-3:15 pm

REGISTRATION STARTS DEC 5th

OBOB TYK (Test Your Knowledge) for 3rd-5th graders

Concentrates on the book content and questions.
  • No registration needed.
  • Questions for TYK sessions will be different each day.
  • Bring pencil and paper to write answers on. Participants sit on floor. Limited adult seating.
  • Held at 2 locations- Bethany Community Room (15160 NW Laidlaw Rd., Suite 120) and Cedar Mill Library (12505 NW Cornell Rd., Suite 13) See details below.

Monday, December 19: 10:30-11:00 am or 11:30-12:00 pm or 12:30-1:00 pm @ Bethany Community Room

Thursday, December 29: 10:30-11:00 am or 11:30-12:00 pm or 12:30-1:00 pm @Cedar Mill Main

 

OBOB Division 3-5 Practice Questions

(Please Note: These are not official OBOB questions. We will post more practice sets after our OBOB events in early January)

OBOB Set 1
OBOB Set 2
OBOB Set 3
OBOB Set 4

To help you practice, check out: Guide to author name pronunciation at teachingbooks.net

To view book info, author interviews, and more, see our OBOB Pinterest Boards.

Frequently Asked Questions

OBOB is a statewide reading program sponsored by the Oregon Association of School Libraries. More on the OBOB website.
We will have the list available in the summer (or as soon as the official list is available).
We put all the OBOB titles together on a special shelf. Place holds on all the titles you need. We also offer two Kindles for 3rd-5th division and two Kindles that combine the titles from 6-8 and 9-12 divisions.
Not all the titles are available for purchase.
We schedule all our OBOB practices for Grades 3-5 during the Beaverton School District winter break.
We offer two types of OBOB practice sessions:
1.Mock Battles for 3rd graders who have never done OBOB before. Registration is required. Individuals on the same team should coordinate their registration.
2.OBOB TYK (Test Your Knowledge) for 3rd -5th graders who want to test their knowledge by answering questions. This session does not look like a battle. No registration necessary.
Yes, you can, as long as your child has never participated in the Oregon Battle of the Books before. Your child will be added to another team during our practice battle.
Due to the limited space, only registered participants can be accommodated in the room.
Every year we offer questions for 3-5 division. Some years we are able to offer questions for 6-8 division.
We publish our questions on the website as soon as we are done with the practice sessions.
We are able to offer practice sessions ONLY to participants of the 3-5 division.