Voting Begins for 2018 Teen Book Champion

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We are excited to announce that voting has begun for the 2018 March Madness Teen Book Tournament. Your vote will help us narrow the 16 most popular teen books to the Elite Eight. You may submit your vote online, or at any DBRL library or bookmobile stop. Voting for the Sweet 16 will continue through Sunday, March 4.

Each round you vote, your name will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win cool prizes like free book sets or a Barnes & Noble gift  card. March Madness is open to all teens ages 12-18 who live in either Boone or Callaway County, Missouri. Limit one ballot per person, per round.

How It Works:

  • Round 1: VOTE NOW through March 4 for the Elite 8.
  • Round 2: Vote March 6-11 for the Final 4
  • Round 3: Vote March 13-18 for the final two contending titles.
  • Round 4: Vote March 20- April 2 for the book tournament champion.
  • April 5: The champion is announced!

March Madness Teen Book Tournament: Sweet 16

Thirteen Reasons Why” by Jay Asher
Code of Honor” by Alan Gratz
Zeroboxer” by Fonda Lee
The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue” by Mackenzi Lee
Under a Painted Sky” by Stacey Lee
The Giver” by Lois Lowry
Heartless” by Marissa Meyer
All the Bright Places” by Jennifer Niven
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” by Ransom Riggs
Carve the Mark” by Veronica Roth
Eleanor & Park” by Rainbow Rowell
The Ember in the Ashes” by Sabaa Tahir
The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas
Everything, Everything” by Nicola Yoon
American Street” by Ibi Zoboi
The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak