SMS/CIDL Battle of the Books 2019

It's here!  The books have been announced and are available for checkout by Battle participants. 

Below you will find a list of the titles. Ask at the Circulation Desk.

The Battle will take place at Sashabaw Middle School (SMS) on March 1st at 6 pm.

Information about the Elementary School Battles will be coming soon!

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SMS/CIDL 2019 Book Titles

  • Posted by John David Anderson

  • First Rule of Punk by Celia Perez

  • The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba

  • Refugee by Alan Gratz

  • Compass South by Hope Larson

  • Scar Island by Dan Gemeinhart

  • Last Day on Mars by Kevin Emerson

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This Month's Recommended Book: Neither by Airlie Anderson

This sweet little picture book was one of my favorites in 2018 for both its lovely illustrations as well as its beautiful message.

In this world, there are only blue bunnies, and yellow chicks, but as you can see from the cover, the main character is  . . . well, he thinks both - but the blues and the yellows think Neither.

In an attempt to find a place where he belongs he stumbles upon a land filled with color and all kinds of creatures.  And when the Blue Bunnies and Yellow Chicks show up, it will be up to Neither to decide if they belong.

This book is a great introduction diversity and inclusion for our youngest readers.  

Tracy Bedford, Librarian

CIDL Head of Youth Services

Tracy Bedford


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