March Madness Teen Book Tournament
champion has been chosen!
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 Finalists.
- Round 5: Voting is complete.
- April 2: The champion is announced!
March Madness Teen Book Tournament Finalists
- “Mockingjay” by Suzanne Collins
- “The Maze Runner” by James Dashner
- “The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak
- “Reached” by Allie Condie
- “The Hobbit” by JRR Tolkien
- “Clockwork Angel” by Cassandra Clare
- “Legend” by Marie Lu
- “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” by Stephen Chbosky
- “The Fault in Our Stars” by John Green
- “Delirium” by Lauren Oliver
- “Out of My Mind” by Sharon M. Draper
- “Beautiful Creatures” by Kami Garcia
- “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” by Ransom Riggs
- “Shiver” by Maggie Stiefvater
- “Twilight” by Stephenie Meyer
- “Cinder” by Marissa Meyer
- “Confessions of a Murder Suspect” by James Patterson
- “Between the Lines” by Jodi Picoult
- “Inheritance” by Christopher Paolini
- “The Giver” by Lois Lowry
- “Michael Vey: The Prisoner of Cell 25” by Richard Paul Evans
- “Rot & Ruin” by Jonathan Maberry
- “Graceling” by Kristin Cashore
- “Holes” by Louis Sachar
- “Girl, Stolen” by April Henry
- “Bitter End” by Jennifer Brown
- “Close to Famous” by Joan Bauer
- “Ashfall” by Mike Mullin
- “Ship Breaker” by Paolo Bacigalupi
- “Virals” by Kathy Reichs
- “The Eleventh Plague” by Jeff Hirsch
- “Gone” by Michael Grant