This year, Out of Print Clothing, the company who inspired us to run our own Book Madness tournament this year, ran its third-annual iteration of the tournament, with this year’s theme being: Sci-Fi & Fantasy. In a remarkably close race, the top book in this genre was…
1984 by George Orwell
which defeated Harry Potter by an irrationally slim margin.
For the entire bracket, CLICK HERE
In notable BHS performances in the tournament, Slaughterhouse Five (an optional novel from Introduction to Literature II) advanced to the elite eight, as did Fahrenheit 451, which will be one of the books given away at BHS for World Book Night. The Hunger Games, which won the award for the best book in our sophomore curriculum, ran into a tough opponent in the second round and did not advance to the Sweet Sixteen.
Stay tuned to this page for more updates on World Book Night, which will soon be upon us!