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Soul v Inside

School Library Journal Battle of the Books, Round 1, Match 6. Heart and Soul v Inside Out and Back Again. Judge: Sarah Weeks

How can you not love a judge who nails exactly what is being asked of them? “My job would not be to decide which book was better than the other, but rather which one I liked better.” And the one she liked better? Just as I predicted, Inside Out and Back Again!

Hey, right now I’m about 50/50 with my guess-predictions, so I’m going to gloat every chance I can get.

About Elizabeth Burns

Looking for a place to talk about young adult books? Pull up a chair, have a cup of tea, and let's chat. I am a New Jersey librarian. My opinions do not reflect those of my employer, SLJ, YALSA, or anyone else. On Twitter I'm @LizB; my email is