BHS Book Madness Brackets Clarified

So you can prepare your opening picks, here are the opening-round brackets for the 2013 BHS Book Madness.

Reminder: Anyone can vote – this will be open to current students of all grades, faculty, parents and visitors. Voting opens and closes at midnight.

Freshmen Region (March 1-3)
The Lord of the Flies (Golding) vs The Odyssey (Homer)
Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare) vs. Great Expectations (Dickens)
Edith Hamilton’s Mythology vs. To Kill a Mockingbird (Lee)
Animal Farm (Orwell) vs. The House on Mango Street (Cisneros)

Sophomore Region (March 4-6)
Of Mice and Men (Steinbeck) vs. The Things They Carried (O’Brien)
A Tale of Two Cities (Dickens) vs. The Old Man and the Sea (Hemingway)
The Hunger Games (Collins) vs. The Oedipus Trilogy (Sophocles)
The Catcher in the Rye (Salinger) vs. Death of a Salesman (Miller)

American Region (March 7-9)
The Book Thief (Zuzak) vs. The Scarlet Letter (Hawthorne)
Into the Wild (Krakauer) vs. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (Kesey)
Their Eyes Were Watching God (Hurston) vs. The Shining (King)
The Crucible (Miller) vs. The Great Gatsby (Fitzgerald)

British & World Region (March 10-12) 
Things Fall Apart (Achebe) vs. The Metamorphosis (Kafka)
The Canterbury Tales (Chaucer) vs. Life of Pi (Martel)
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress (Sijie) vs. Beowulf
Macbeth (Shakespeare) vs. Hamlet (Shakespeare)

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