UPDATE: Many thanks to the teachers and school librarians who have supported this program, and to all the teens who have participated!
Our 2015 champion is “The Maze Runner” by James Dashner!
A new season of book rivalries has begun. Vote for our favorite titles from a pool of the 32 most popular teen books of the year. Your votes will narrow down the list to the 2015 Mid-Missouri teen book champion. For added excitement, 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.
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 is complete for the Sweet 16.
- Round 2: Voting is complete for the Elite 8.
- Round 3: Voting is complete for the Final 4.
- Round 4: Voting is complete for the final two contending titles.
- Round 5: Voting is complete for the book tournament champion.
- April 7: The champion is announced!
March Madness Teen Book Tournament Finalists
- “The Fault in Our Stars” by John Green
- “Mockingjay” by Suzanne Collins
- “The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak
- “The Maze Runner” by James Dashner
- “Legend” by Marie Lu
- “The Giver” by Lois Lowry
- “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” by Ransom Riggs
- “City of Bones” by Cassandra Clare
- “Delirium” by Lauren Oliver
- “Cinder” by Marissa Meyer
- “If I Stay” by Gayle Forman
- “The One” by Kiera Cass
- “Elemental” by Antony John
- “The Fellowship of the Ring” by J.R.R. Tolkien
- “Shiver” by Maggie Stiefvater
- “Every Day” by David Levithan
- “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” by Stephen Chbosky
- “The Raft” by S. A. Bodeen
- “Reached” by Ally Condie
- “The Probability of Miracles” by Wendy Wunder
- “Michael Vey: The Prisoner of Cell 25” by Richard Paul Evans
- “Chomp” by Carl Hiaasen
- “Graceling” by Kristin Cashore
- “Shadow and Bone” by Leigh Bardugo
- “See You at Harry’s” by Johanna Knowles
- “Breaking Beautiful” by Jennifer Shaw Wolf
- “Eleanor & Park” by Rainbow Rowell
- “Beautiful Creatures” by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
- “Ashfall” by Mike Mullin
- “The Night She Disappeared” by April Henry
- “Out of My Mind” by Sharon M. Draper
- “Anna Dressed in Blood” by Kendare Blake