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.

Longer than 500 pagesA Newbery or Caldecott winnerNonfiction about your hometown or stateWith an animal on the coverFound in a used bookstore
About books, bookstores or publishingHorrorWith a protagonist/narrator over the age of 50A literary magazine or journal (of any genre)An alternate history
A classic that you should have read in schoolFolklore or mythologyBOTNS BOOK BINGO
(free square)
Borrowed from a friendAbout a disease
On a topic currently in the newsA presidential biographyBy an author of a different genderWith footnotesBy or about a member of the LGBTQ community
Has water on the coverHumor or satireA random book from a shelf (close your eyes!)MangaSet on a ship