American Library Board Games Collection - New Acquisitions
American Trivia Game
The game features over 2,000 fun-filled, all-American questions in four categories-Geography, History, Arts, and General.
It's the perfect way to brush up on all the fascinating facts and figures about the United States. You'll discover: Who signed the Declaration of Independence first? Who wrote the poem "America the Beautiful"? Which team won back-to-back Super Bowls during the 1990s?
This games gives students another tool to use to learn about historical events and people. Family time or class time well spent learning about history.
Ages: 12 to Adult
Time: 20-30 minutes per game.
Contents: Full-color game board, , 540 playing cards, 8 playing pieces, and 30 "Uncle Sam" cards, instruction sheet.
Apples to Apples
Every player has seven red cards in their hand. They have nouns on them. Each round has a judge. The judge turns over the top green card, which contains an adjective. Each player picks the card from their hand they feel best matches the green card and plays it face down. The judge picks the red card he feels best matches the green card. There are no wrong answers! The winner becomes the judge of the next round.
4 - 10 players
Ages 12 to Adult
Time: 30 minutes per game
Contents: 756 Red Apple Cards, 252 Green Apple Cards, card tray, quick play rules.
Letter Roll is a fun new twist on word games. Almost anyone can play and the only limiting factor is one’s vocabulary.
Roll the special dice and flip the timer. Players race to list words containing the three letters shown on the dice. Only words listed by a single player score points so players are rewarded for their speed and creative thinking!
Ages 8 to Adult
Time: 30 minutes.
Contents: Seven letter roll dice, 1 orange minute timer, 1 blue two-minute time, 4 paper pads, 4 pencils and rules.
Quiddler consists of 118 cards. Each card has one letter of the alphabet on it, with the exception of 10 double letter cards that feature CL, TH, IN, QU and ER. The dealer shuffles the cards and deals three to each player. In each subsequent round he deals out one more card to each person. At the beginning of the eighth and final round each person will be dealt 10 cards. Every player tries to combine all cards into words to achieve the high score.
Ages :8 to Adult
Time: 40 minutes.
Contents: 118 cards and rules.