Friday, April 9, 2010

Battle of the Books 2010 Selections!

The titles for this year's Battle of the Books have been selected!

Each year we try to cover as many different genres as possible (fiction, sci-fi/fantasy, historical fiction, non-fiction, graphic novels) and select eight books to battle over in September. This Year, we have quite a wide variety to the stories being put forth:

*What I Saw and How I Lied by Judy Blundell (YA Blundell)
*Suck It Up by Brian Meehl (YA Meehl)
*Prophecy of the Sisters by Michelle Zink (YA Zink)
*When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead (YA Stead)
*Chasing Lincoln's Killer by James L. Swanson (YA 921 Booth John)
*Mouse Guard: Fall 1152 by David Petersen (YA 741.5973 Petersen)
*Marcelo in the Real World by Francisco X. Stork (YA Stork)
*Poisons of Caux: The Hollow Bettle by Susannah Applebaum (YA Applebaum)

The Battle of the Books is free to anyone in grades 7 through 12. To sign up for the Manitowoc team you can email me or stop by the Reference Desk. Keep an eye out here for more info on the battle and team meetings leading up to the event!

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