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Friday, April 4, 2014

March Madness for Books!

Bulletin Board of the K-2 brackets
The folks at the Augusta Library had fun with a March Madness bracket for BOOKS this year.  The library staff chose their favorite books and set them up in brackets against each other, and then let the elementary school kids vote.  The final winners were:

Grades 3-5:  The Land of Stories by Chris Colfer (which won against the other finalist I Funny by James Patterson with more than 61 percent of the vote)

Grades K-2:  Hot Rod Hamster by Cynthia Lord (which won against the other finalist If You Give a Mouse a Cookie with a whopping 83 percent of the vote!)

What a fun way to drum up interest in books!  If you didn't follow School Library Journal's Battle of the Books (with famous authors judging the rounds), it is worth taking a peek at that, too.

Here's an example of the ballot that kids used to vote

1 comment:

  1. WOW! Hamster and I are so excited! Thank you, everyone!