2019 Battle of the Books

Congratulations to Front desk by Kelly Yang, the Champion of the 2019 Jefferson Battle of the Books!!


Our Final Four books were:  Crush vs. Ghost boys and Rebound vs. Front desk.

These were the 16 books in our 2019 Battle of the Books:

  • Amal unbound by Aisha Saeed
  • Breakout by Kate Messner
  • Crush by Svetlana Chmakova
  • Dread nation by Justina Ireland
  • Flashback (Keeper of the lost cities, Bk. 7) by Shannon Messenger
  • Front desk by Kelly Yang
  • Ghost boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes
  • Love, hate & other filters by Samira Ahmed
  • Lu (Track, Bk. 4) by Jason Reynolds
  • Marcus Vega doesn’t speak Spanish by Pablo Cartaya
  • My family divided by Diane Guerrero
  • Night diary by Veera Hiranandani
  • Prince and the dressmaker by Jen Wang
  • Proud: Living my American dream by Ibtihaj Muhammad
  • Rebound by Kwame Alexander
  • Truth as told by Mason Buttle by Leslie Connor

Thanks to all who voted throughout our March Book Madness.