Battle of the Books

  • Battle of the Books
    In the 1930’s Battle of the Books was a Chicago radio program. Today it is a reading incentive program in elementary, middle and high schools across the country. All of the questions in the competition begin with the words “In which book” and the correct answer is always the title and author of the book. This program works at the individual school level as well as at the interscholastic and district wide levels. EBOB stands for elementary battle of the books. Each week, students and teachers meet for an hour to discuss the books on the current list and figure out questions to ask. After questions are formed and titles and authors are memorized, students practice battling against each other!