Book Madness Update: Your Round 2 Titles

by on March 7th, 2016

BookMadnessMonday mornings aren’t fun, but today’s flew by because we had to update the Book Madness brackets!

Thank you to everyone who took the time to vote for their favorite titles in our first round of competition. Below are the titles in our Second Round. You have until the Library closes on Sunday to vote for the titles you want to see advance to the Sweet Sixteen. We will reveal the updated bracket next Monday.

If you would like a list of every title in this year’s Book Madness competition, click here.

Round 2 of the 2016 BOOK MADNESS – CHILDREN’S BRACKET

PICTURE BOOKS

Sparky! by Jenny Offill vs Eloise by Kay Thompson

Owl Moon by Jane Yolen vs The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt

Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss vs Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

Dogzilla by Dav Pilkey vs Knuffle Bunny by Mo Willems

ALL AGES FAVORITES

The Black Stallion by Walter Farley vs Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Florence & Richard Atwater

A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett vs Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh

Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White vs Ramona and Her Mother by Beverly Cleary

Wonder by R. J. Palacio vs Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine

GREAT SERIES

Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parish vs Warriors by Erin Hunter

Who Was … by Various vs Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew by Carolyn Keene

The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman vs Magic Tree House by Mary Pope Osborne

Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer vs The Magic Thief by Sarah Prineas

MUST READS

Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai vs My Father’s Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett

The Haunted Library by Dori Hillestad Butler vs Redwall by Brian Jacques

Absolutely Almost by Lisa Graff vs Circus Mirandus by Cassie Beasley

Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson vs Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate

Round 2 of the 2016 BOOK MADNESS – TEENS AND ADULTS BRACKET

REQUIRED READING

Lord of the Flies by William Golding vs 1984 by George Orwell

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen vs Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe vs The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut vs Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

BUZZ-WORTHY BOOKS

Naked by David Sedaris vs All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Still Alice by Lisa Genova vs Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins vs Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Dead Wake by Erik Larson vs Career of Evil by Robert Galbraith

YOUNG ADULT

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell vs Looking for Alaska by John Green

Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan vs The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir vs Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins

Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith vs I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson

ADD TO YOUR READING LIST

Men at Arms by Terry Pratchett vs Shoeless Joe by W. P. Kinsella

The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes vs Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

City of Thieves by David Benioff vs Pulphead by John Jeremiah Sullivan

A Good American by Alex George vs The Martian by Andy Weir

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