2019 Tournament of Books

Welcome to the 2019 Tournament of Books! 32 of the finest young adult novels have been selected to battle it out in this years tournament, judged by Illinois librarians!

32 ENTER, 1 WILL WIN

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ROUND ONE

BRACKET 1: The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo vs. Darius the Great is Not Okay by Adib Khorram (posting 2/12)

BRACKET 2: Summer Bird Blue by Akemi Dawn Bowman vs. Anger is a Gift by Mark Oshiro (posting 2/13) 

BRACKET 3: Picture Us in the Light by Kelly Loy Gilbert vs. Odd One Out by Nic Stone (posting 2/14) 

BRACKET 4: American Panda by Gloria Chao vs. The Summer of Jordi Perez by Amy Spalding (posting 2/15) 

BRACKET 5: Pride by Ibi Zoboi vs. The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kiersten White (posting 2/16)

BRACKET 6: The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang vs. Check Please! by Ngozi Ukazu (posting 2/18)

BRACKET 7: Dry by Neal Shusterman and Jarrod Shusterman vs. Unearthed by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner (posting 2/19)

BRACKET 8: Mirage by Somaiya Daud vs. Contagion by Erin Bowman (posting 2/20)

BRACKET 9: Give Me Some Truth by Eric Gansworth vs. Dread Nation by Justina Ireland (posting 2/21)

BRACKET 10: An Assassin’s Guide to Love and Treason by Virginia Boecker vs. Blood Water Paint by Joy McCullough (posting 2/22)

BRACKET 11: Sadie by Courtney Summers vs. The Cheerleaders by Kara Thomas (posting 2/23)

BRACKET 12: Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany Jackson vs. Sawkill Girls by Claire Legrand (posting 2/24)

BRACKET 13: Blanca y Roja by Anna-Marie McLemore vs. The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X R Pan (posting 2/25) 

BRACKET 14: Undead Girl Gang by Lily Anderson vs. The Cruel Prince by Holly Black (posting 2/27)

BRACKET 15: Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi vs. The Brilliant Death by Amy Rose Capetta (posting 3/7)

BRACKET 16: The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton vs. Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan (posting 3/10)



ROUND TWO

BRACKET 1: The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo vs. Summer Bird Blue by Akemi Dawn Bowman

BRACKET 2: Odd One Out by Nic Stone vs. American Panda by Gloria Chao

BRACKET 3: Pride by Ibi Zoboi vs. The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang

BRACKET 4: Dry by Neal and Jarrod Shusterman vs. Contagionby Erin Bowman

BRACKET 5: Dread Nation by Justina Ireland vs. Blood Water Paint by Joy McCullough

BRACKET 6: Sadie by Courtney Summers vs. Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany D Jackson

BRACKET 7: The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X R Pan vs. The Cruel Prince by Holly Black

BRACKET 8: The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton vs. Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi




ROUND THREE

BRACKET 1: The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo vs. American Panda by Gloria Chao

BRACKET 2: The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang vs. Dry by Neal and Jarrod Shusterman

BRACKET 3: Dread Nation by Justina Ireland vs Sadie by Courtney Summers

BRACKET 4: The Cruel Prince by Holly Black vs. Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi



ROUND FOUR

BRACKET 1: American Panda by Gloria Chao vs The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang

BRACKET 2: Dread Nation by Justina Ireland vs The Cruel Prince by Holly Black

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