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A complete introduction and resource guide that provides rules, scripts and questions necessary to hold a Battle of the Books, an exciting competition that brings students and good books together. Titles included here were selected to encourage students to read the best literature available. This second edition includes 2,367 questions from 509 books, mostly published after the first edition of Name That Book (Scarecrow, 1986), as well as questions from 280 Newbery winners, Caldecott winners, and classics that were included in the first edition. Questions and books are organized according to grade level and difficulty. A final chapter suggests additional activities to be used in conjunction with the Battle of the Books, including bulletin boards, curriculum units, games, crossword puzzles, and bingo. Author, subject and title indexes and appendixes with examples of a game script, a letter to parents, author birthdays and author birthplaces are also provided.
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Janet Greeson is a Library Media Specialist at Westwood School, Springdale, AR.Review:
Chock-full of game questions, this title, considerably updated from its 1986 edition, provides professionals interested in putting on a Battle of the Books with everything they need but the kids themselves...this is a go-forth-and-play-with-books kit that users will find immensely helpful in embarking on big-game territory. (Bulletin Of The Center For Children's Books)
...now you can introduce your students to new literature with Name That Book! Questions and Answers on Outstanding Children's Books. Janet Greeson, a library media specialist at Springdale, Arizona's Westwood School, has compiled 'a resource guide that provides rules, scripts, and questions necessary to hold a battle of the books, an exciting competition that brings students and good books together.' (Curriculum Review)
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Book Description Scarecrow Press, 1998. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0810831511