“Divergent” by Veronica Roth is the
2013 Teen Book Tournament Champion!
March Madness is approaching, but why should basketball fans have all the fun? At your library or online at teens.dbrl.org, you can help us name a Mid-Missouri teen book champion. Through a series of votes, we are narrowing our 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, or a free autographed copy of “Legend” by Marie Lu!
Who can participate?
March Madness is open to all teens ages 12-18 who live in either Boone or Callaway County, Missouri.
How It Works:
- Round 1: Voting Complete for the Sweet 16.
- Round 2: Voting Complete for the Elite 8.
- Round 3: Voting Complete for the Final 4.
- Round 4: Voting Complete for the Final Contenders.
- Round 5: Voting Complete for the Tournament Champion.
- April 3: The champion is announced!
March Madness Teen Book Tournament Finalists
- “Mockingjay” by Suzanne Collins
- “Inheritance” by Christopher Paolini
- “Maze Runner” by James Dashner
- “Breaking Dawn” by Stephenie Meyer
- “Clockwork Prince” by Cassandra Clare
- “The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak
- “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” by Ransom Riggs
- “Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi
- “The Grimm Legacy by Polly Shulman
- “Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei: The Power of Negative Thinking by Koji Kumeta
- “Rot & Ruin” by Jonathan Maberry
- “Before I Fall” by Lauren Oliver
- “Virals” by Kathy Reichs
- “Girl, Stolen” by April Henry
- “The Sky is Everywhere” by Jandy Nelson
- “Out of My Mind” by Sharon M. Draper
- “Paranormalcy” by Kiersten White
- “Shiver” by Maggie Stiefvater
- “Dark Life” by Kat Falls
- “Divergent” by Veronica Roth
- “Five Flavors of Dumb” by Antony John
- “Heist Society” by Ally Carter
- “The Fault in Our Stars” by John Green
- “Amy and Roger’s Epic Detour” by Morgan Matson
- “The Giver” by Lois Lowry
- “The Last Thing I Remember” by Andrew Klavan
- “The Gardener” by S.A. Bodeen
- “The Gift” by James Patterson
- “Chasing Brooklyn” by Lisa Schroeder
- “Destined” by P.C. Cast
- “Hate List” by Jennifer Brown
- “Graceling” by Kristin Cashore