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O²CM SLS Battle of the Books: Home

This is O²CM's Battle of the Books page. If you cannot find something or you have any questions please call Allison Comes at 315-433-2655

Practice Questions

Practice Questions 

Please click each link to find the practice questions for each grade band. Each book has its own tab, which you will see along the bottom. Please note, these files are 'read only', so if you would like, make a copy to use for your school/team.


3/4 Practice Questions

5/6 Practice Questions

7/8 Practice Questions

9-12 Practice Questions


  • Bookmarks 
    • Bookmarks you can print and hand out to your students. The title and author listed are what we will accept as a correct answer
  • Posters
    •  Posters for each grade level featuring books and other information
  • Parent Letter
    • Letter for parents. Please note that you must fill in dates for your building, district, and regional battles
  • Answer Sheet
  • Score Sheet

Building Battle Questions


  • Official Rules
    • Official rules for O²CM Battle of the Books, adapted from the Alaska Association of School Librarians Battle of the Books
  • BoB Book Selection
    • This is the criteria that was used to select each book
  • Building Leader's Guide
    • A guide for Battle of the Books for the building leader
  • Coaches Guide
    • A guide for Battle of the Books for the Team Coach
  • Timeline
    • This is the current timeline that has been created for BoB