Book Wars is a fun way to challenge your friends and see what you know. Sign up for Book Wars, read some books, participate in summer events, and join us for the BOOK WARS CHALLENGE at the end of the summer. It’ll be a fun party with trivia and prizes. The titles listed below can be placed on hold from home OR we will have a labeled shelf in the teen area for easy access.
- Head to the Youth Services desk to signup & receive a copy of the Book Wars list.
- Read (at least) 5 of the 15 listed books.
- Attend summer events, like: Learning Labs, Engineering Programs, etc. & earn points towards your Book Wars team.
- Come to the Book Wars Challenge party at the end of summer reading to answer trivia questions, eat, converse and have fun. Team with the most points WINS!!!
Book Wars List:
City of Orphans by Avi
Little Brother by Cory Doctorow
How to Fake a Moon Landing: Exposing the Myths of Science Denial by Darryl Cunningham
Wildfire Run by Dee Garretson
Mike Stellar: Nerves of Steel by K.A. Holt
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
Cinder by Marissa Meyer
Primates by Jim Ottaviani
Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer
Bomb: The Race to Build and Steal the Worlds Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin
Mindblind by Jennifer Roy
Life on Earth and Beyond: An Astrobiologist’s Quest by Pamela Turner
Written in Bone: Buried Lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland by Sally Walker
The Great Trouble: A Mystery of London, the Blue Death and a Boy Called Eel by Deborah Hopkinson
Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different by Karen Blumenthal