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Book Madness

Book_MadnessWhich book will come out on top?





Book Madness is back!

Once again, students in 4th & 5th grades will have the chance to vote for their favorite books in our "March Madness" style tournament of books.

16 of the most popular books for 4th and 5th graders in Park Ridge will face off head-to-head until 1 title is crowned the Ultimate Book Madness Champion.

Participants can also submit bracket picks for a chance to win a prize. Brackets must be turned in by Sunday, March 5, 2017 to be eligible.

Prizes will be awarded for the 3 participants with the most accumulated points based on their bracket picks.
All Winners will receive a copy of the winning book as well as a Target gift card! In the event of a tie, we will hold a drawing among the tied players.

  • 1st Place $25 Target gift card
  • 2nd Place $15 Target gift card
  • 3rd Place $10 Target gift card

Printable Bracket

Previous Years Champion Books

2016 - Wonder by Palacio

2015 - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by Rowling

This Year's Contenders



Diary of a Wimpy Kid : Double Down Jeff Kinney
Dog Man   Dav Pilkey
Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's library   Chris Grabenstein
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone   J. K. Rowling
I Funny   James Patterson
I Survived: The Great Chicago Fire, 1871   Lauren Tarshis
The Lightning Thief   Rick Riordan
Masterminds Gordan Korman
Out of My Mind   Sharon M. Draper
Plants vs. Zombies. Paul Tobin
Roller Girl   Victoria Jamieson
Sisters   Raina Telgemeier
Stick Dog   Tom Watson
The Stonekeeper   Kazu Kibuishi
The Strange Case of Origami Yoda   Tom Angleberger
Sunny Side Up   Jennifer Holm