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Mock BoB 2014: Round 1 Results and Round 2 Starts
Starting 2014, Sideline Activities will officially be part of the SLJ’s Battle of the Kids’ Books. These activities offer opportunities for our followers, adults and young readers alike, to be more involved with the Battle. We especially would love to hear more from young readers. Librarians, teachers, parents, please encourage the young people you know to participate and cast their votes. We are interested in seeing the similarities and differences between what our author judges pick and what you choose.
Ready to see the results of Mock BoB 2014, Round 1, Matches 1 to 8? Here they are:
Total Voters: 106
The title that won the most votes: Boxers & Saints and Eleanor & Park.
No title received fewer than 25 votes. The closest match is between Midwinterblood and P.S. Be Eleven (by only 2 votes.)
All the Truth That’s In Me All the Truth That’s In Me The Animal Book Boxers and Saints Boxers and Saints A Corner of White Doll Bones Eleanor & Park Eleanor & Park Far Far Away Flora & Ulysses Flora & Ulysses Hokey Pokey March, Book 1 March, Book 1 Midwinterblood P.S. Be Eleven P.S. Be Eleven Rose Under Fire Rose Under Fire The Thing About Luck True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp What The Heart Knows
The Mock BoB 2014 Round 2, Matches 1-4 Voting is open. Follow THIS LINK to cast your vote.
About Battle Commander
The Battle Commander is the nom de guerre for children’s literature enthusiasts Monica Edinger and Roxanne Hsu Feldman, fourth grade teacher and middle school librarian at the Dalton School in New York City and Jonathan Hunt, the County Schools Librarian at the San Diego County Office of Education. All three have served on the Newbery Committee as well as other book selection and award committees. They are also published authors of books, articles, and reviews in publications such as the New York Times, School Library Journal, and the Horn Book Magazine. You can find Monica at educating alice and on twitter as @medinger. Roxanne is at Fairrosa Cyber Library and on twitter as @fairrosa. Jonathan can be reached at email@example.com.
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