2021 March Madness Contenders

Teen Book ChampAt the Daniel Boone Regional Library, preparation for March Madness begins in the early winter months when we announce our 16 most popular teen books. This gives you several weeks to read as many of these titles as possible.

Vote through March 5 for your favorite 8 books. Then, the competition heats up, as each week in March, young adults vote to narrow down the list of contenders until a single title emerges as the 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 (updated timeline):

  • Round 1: Voting complete!
  • Round 2: Voting complete!
  • Round 3: Voting complete!
  • Round 4: VOTE NOW March 23-April 7 for the book tournament champion.
  • April 9: 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

  1. Long Way Down” by Jason Reynolds
  2. The Cruel Prince” by Holly Black
  3. Children of Blood and Bone” by Tomi Adeyemi
  4. Six of Crows” by Leigh Bardugo
  5. Scythe” by Neal Shusterman
  6. One of Us Is Lying” by Karen M. McManus
  7. Renegades” by Marissa Meyer
  8. Imposters” by Scott Westerfeld
  9. Not If I Save You First” by Ally Carter
  10. Midnight Sun” by Stephenie Meyer
  11. Little White Lies” by Jennifer Barnes
  12. Skyward” by Brandon Sanderson
  13. Dear Martin” by Nic Stone
  14. Dread Nation” by Justina Ireland
  15. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” by Jenny Han
  16. Redwall” by Brian Jacques

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