A new season of book rivalries has begun! DBRL is hosting its eighth annual March Madness Teen Book Tournament. Young adults can vote online for their favorite titles from a pool of the 16 most popular teen books of the year. Then, each week in March, you’ll vote to narrow down the list of contenders and crown the 2019 Mid-Missouri teen book champion!
Each round you vote, your name will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win an Amazon Fire tablet. March Madness is open to all teens ages 12-18 who live in either Boone or Callaway County, Missouri.
How It Works:
- Round 1: VOTE NOW through March 10 for the Elite 8.
- Round 2: Vote March 12-17 for the Final 4
- Round 3: Vote March 19-24 for the final two contending titles.
- Round 4: Vote March 26- April 4 for the book tournament champion.
- April 5: The champion is announced!
Each round that you vote, your name is entered into our prize drawing! Limit one ballot per person, per round.
March Madness Teen Book Tournament: Sweet 16
- “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas
- “Turtles All the Way Down” by John Green
- “Children of Blood and Bone” by Tomi Adeyemi
- “Throne of Glass” by Sarah J. Maas
- “The Giver” by Lois Lowry
- “Three Dark Crowns” by Kendare Blake
- “Eleanor & Park” by Rainbow Rowell
- “Six of Crows” by Leigh Bardugo
- “Scythe” by Neal Shusterman
- “Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda” by Becky Albertalli
- “One of Us Is Lying” by Karen M. McManus
- “Red Queen” by Victoria Aveyard
- “Heartless” by Marissa Meyer
- “Tell Me Three Things” by Julie Buxbaum
- “The Sun Is Also a Star” by Nicola Yoon
- “Carve the Mark” by Veronica Roth