BOTNS Book Bingo!


How to play:

Visit BOTNS Book Bingo and print one copy of this game card for each player, refreshing the page before each print, or have the players print their own bingo cards. These instructions will not be printed. You can also select an embeddable card only version of the game or a multiple card version of the game when playing on line, or with a smart phone.

Click/Mark each block when you see or hear these words and phrases. When you get five blocks horizontally, vertically, or diagonally, stand up and shout "BOOKS ON THE NIGHTSTAND!". Or play as a drinking game and for every block you mark off, take a sip, and finish your drink each time you get five blocks in a row.

Borrowed from the libraryA random book from a shelf (close your eyes!)With a main character over 60That your parents didn't/wouldn't have let you read as a kidBy an author who endorsed the last book that you loved
An author’s debutAn alternate historyA prize-winnerNonfictionSet in Asia
Hated by someone you knowWith an animal on the cover or in the titleBOTNS BOOK BINGO
(free square)
By an author with American Indian/First Nations/Indigenous heritageRecommended by a librarian or bookseller
A slave narrativeRecommended by a family memberWith any season of the year in the titleWith a mythological creature on the coverNature writing
Six words or more in the titleAbout art or an artistSet in South AmericaAn academic/campus novelA Newbery or Caldecott winner