2017 Teen Book Tournament: Sweet 16 Announced

Posted on Thursday, March 2, 2017 by Dana

VOTE NOW through March 8 for the Elite 8!

After an exciting two months of voting, DBRL is proud to announce the Sweet 16 in our March Madness Teen Book Tournament. However, if you are just joining in the fun, here’s a little background to get you caught up. Through a series of votes, we are narrowing the library’s list of the 32 most popular teen books to one grand champion. By supporting your favorite book, you’ll also be entered to win prizes like a gift card to Barnes & Noble!

How It Works:

  • Round 1: Vote January 9 through February 24 for the Sweet 16.
  • Round 2: VOTE NOW through March 8 for the Elite 8.
  • Round 3: Vote March 9-15 for the Final 4.
  • Round 4: Vote March 16-22 for the final two contending titles.
  • Round 5: March 23-April 5 for the book tournament champion.
  • April 7: The champion is announced!

Don’t forget to vote for your favorite eight titles by Wednesday, March 8 at 3 p.m.

March Madness Teen Book Tournament: Sweet 16

  1. The Giver” by Lois Lowry
  2. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” by Ransom Riggs
  3. Holes” by Louis Sachar
  4. The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak
  5. The 5th Wave” by Richard Yancey
  6. Paper Towns” by John Green
  7. The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die” by April Henry
  8. Famous Last Words” by Katie Alender
  9. Out of My Mind” by Sharon M. Draper
  10. City of Bones” by Cassandra Clare
  11. Red Queen” by Victoria Aveyard
  12. If I Stay” by Gayle Forman
  13. The Young Elites” by Marie Lu
  14. Rapunzel Untangled” by Cindy C. Bennett
  15. The Heir” by Kiera Cass
  16. Throne of Glass” by Sarah J. Maas

Author: Dana

Dana is a cemetery scholar, lover of books, actor of plays, and whisperer of other people's babies.