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Round One: Earth v Cardturner

And the games have begun! The School Library Journal Battle of the Books game, that is. Match:  As Easy as Falling Off the Face of the Earth by Lynn Rae Perkins v The Cardturner by Louis Sachar Judge: Francisco X. Stork Stork judges the way I blog, starting out with just how many things he likes [...]

Battle of the Books

School Library Journal’s Battle of the Books quickly approaches! What is Battle of the Books? It pits sixteen books against each other in a winner-take-all battle. Fiction goes up against nonfiction, fantasy takes on historical fiction, as judges read two books, weigh them carefully, and determine which is the weightier book that deserves to advance to the next round. Two [...]