Announcements

2017 Grand Battle Date Set

posted May 30, 2016, 6:04 PM by Read IHSBOB   [ updated May 30, 2016, 7:09 PM ]

The 2017 Grand Battle will be on Wednesday, April 26, 2017!

Iowa Reading Research Center Blog

posted May 17, 2016, 4:59 PM by Read IHSBOB

Did you see us at the Iowa Reading Research Center Blog? http://www.iowareadingresearch.org/blog/iowa-high-school-battle-of-the-books/

2016 Grand Battle Pics are now available!

posted Apr 29, 2016, 3:05 PM by Read IHSBOB

Check out our home page for photos from the Grand Battle at Marshalltown High School, April 26, 2016!

Surprise Book added to 2017 Book List

posted Apr 26, 2016, 3:19 PM by Read IHSBOB   [ updated Apr 26, 2016, 3:20 PM ]

It became apparent today that we MUST have 28 books on our list. So, we added Every day by David Levithan! Books lists have been updated.

Thanks Mike Mullin!

posted Apr 26, 2016, 2:52 PM by Read IHSBOB   [ updated Apr 26, 2016, 2:53 PM ]

Fun to hangout with Mike Mullin today during the 2016 IHSBOB Grand Battle! Thanks Mike!

2016 State Champions

posted Apr 26, 2016, 2:33 PM by Read IHSBOB

Congratulations to Crash Fall and Burn of Lamoni, your 2016 IHSBOB State Champions!

Did you hear us on IPR?

posted Apr 21, 2016, 5:24 PM by Read IHSBOB

Shout out to Ann Field and Anastasia Baldus on IPR Talk of Iowa today! http://iowapublicradio.org/post/could-you-win-battle-books

IHSBOB on IPR Talk of Iowa

posted Apr 21, 2016, 11:30 AM by Read IHSBOB

It was a HUGE honor to visit with Charity Nebbe from Iowa Public Radio today about IHSBOB. Susan Fritzell and I cannot thank those that have helped throughout the years enough; you all know who you are! Special kudos to Joa LaVille of Marshalltown Public Library for her continued assistance, input, guidance, and support!

Online Battle Results have been posted

posted Mar 16, 2016, 9:44 AM by Read IHSBOB

Be sure to visit our Online Battle Results page to see our qualifiers for the Grand Battle...be sure to refresh the screen if you recently visited!

Here we go! Online battle underway!

posted Mar 2, 2016, 5:44 PM by Read IHSBOB

Teams are battling online beginning March 1st through March 15th!

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