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Teen Services: Battle of the Books


Teen Battle of the Books

Battle of the Books @ GPL  

Love Reading? Love Competition? Join GPL’s BOB Teams!

GPL’s Battle of the Books 2019 is starting Spring 2019!

How can you get more info or join a team? It’s easy, just check out the info below!

Teen Team - For Students Entering Grades 7-10 in September 2019


Children's Team - Students Entering Grades 4-6 in September 2019

Past Battle of the Books Titles

Past Book Selections for Westchester Library System Battle of the Books

Grades 6-10 2018 Book Selections:

  • Delirium by Lauren Oliver
  • Drums, Girls and Dangerous Pie by Jordan Sonnenblick
  • Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse
  • The Naturals by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
  • Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

Grades 6-10 2017 Book Selections:

  • Fever 1793  by Laurie Halse Anderson
  • Michael Vey, the Prisoner of Cell 25 by Richard Paul Evans
  • Jackaby by William Ritter
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K Rowling
  • Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon

Grades 6-10 2016 Book Selections:

  • Every Day by David Levithan
  • Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan
  • Life as we knew it by Susan Beth Pfeffer
  • Under a Painted Sky by Stacey Lee
  • Dead End in Norvelt  by Jack Gantos

Grades 6-9 2015 Book Selections:

  • How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous by Georgia Bragg
  • Hold Me Closer Necromancer by Lish McBride
  • Legend by Marie Lu
  • Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
  • Okay for Now by Gary Schmidt

Grades 6-9 2014 Book Selections:

  • Divergent by Veronica Roth 
  • Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
  • Mockingbird by Kathryn Erskine
  • The Notorious Benedict Arnold by Steven Sheinkin
  • The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson

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