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2014-2015 Titles

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Books chosen for the Oregon Battle of the Books list are selected keeping in mind the following criteria:

 

Number of titles:

16 titles in both the 3-5 & 6-8 Divisions. 12 titles for the high school division.

Grade level/reading level

Balanced grade/reading level

 

Interest:

A variety of subject areas, plots, settings, and styles

Balanced interest for boys/girls and wide range of maturity levels within divisions

Chosen from a variety of genres: realistic fiction, nonfiction, fantasy, science fiction, historical fiction, mystery, multicultural, and Oregon representation

 

Quality of the books:

Select high quality, well-reviewed, age-appropriate titles.

Award winners such as the Newbery, Oregon Readers Choice, etc., will be considered

 

Books on previous lists:

Titles may have been used as OBOB titles previously

Titles must not be repeated within at least four years of being on the list

 

Availability of titles:

Books should be currently available in paperback format whenever possible

 

Intellectual freedom:

In accordance with the Library Bill of Rights and its interpretations, titles that otherwise meet the selection criteria will not be excluded:

"because of the origin, background or views of those contributing to their creation;" or

"because of partisan or doctrinal disapproval;" or

"because of actual or suspected parental objections;" or

"in an effort to avoid controversy with parents."

 

Title archive OBOB.xls

 

Saturday November 16, 2013 ******** The Feedback forms and title lists will be updated soon ************

Lists and form links for the 2014 Title Feedback spreadsheets are located below. OBOB committee members, teachers, librarians, parents and students are invited to give feedback on the nominated titles. Click on the feedback forms below to submit your input. The pdf lists can be downloaded to your computer by clicking on the "Download" tab at the top of the page.

 

2015 Grades 3-5 Oregon Battle of the Books Title Nomination List: 2015 3-5 Nominations.pdf
2015 Grades 3-5 Oregon Battle of the Books Title Nomination Feedback: 

http://tinyurl.com/3-5OBOBTitle-Feedback

 

2015 Grades 6-8 Oregon Battle of the Books Title Nomination List: 2015 6-8 Nominations.pdf
2015 Grades 6-8 Oregon Battle of the Books Title Nomination Feedback: 

http://tinyurl.com/6-8OBOBTitle-Feedback

 

 2015 Grades 9-12 Oregon Battle of the Books Title Nomination List: 2015 9-12 Nominations.pdf

2015 Grades 9-12 Oregon Battle of the Books Title Nomination Feedback: 

http://tinyurl.com/9-12OBOBTitle-Feedback


 

 

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