Battle of the books 2023-24

An academic competition testing teams' knowledge of selected books.

2023-24 Official BOB List Battle of the Books

Diverse Books

In 2021, the Shorewood Public Library sponsored an all ages reading challenge featuring books by and about often underrepresented groups in our society. We continue to update those booklists to help expand reading interests. Find the complete set of booklists here.


Novelist K-8

  • Fiction database designed especially for elementary and middle school users, with easy-to-use subject access to fiction titles aimed at the K-8 population. Includes reading lists, author and book read-a-likes and genre overviews. Provided by BadgerLink.

Diverse Books Toolkit

  • A database to help identify diverse, inclusive and culturally relevant fiction and non-fiction books for children and teens.

E-Reading Room for Kids & Teens

  • E-books for kids and teens from Wisconsin's Digital Library

Caldecott Medal Winners 

  • Awarded each year to the most distinguished American picture book for children.

Newbery Medal Winners 

  • Awarded each year to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.


  • A website dedicated to connecting boys to great books. Founded by author Jon Scieszka

BOOKLISTS to help you find your next great read

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