School Library Journal’s Battle of the Kids’ Books Announces Its Contenders

The Crossover by Kwame Alexander has been selected as one of sixteen contenders in School Library Journal’s Battle of the Kids’ Books!

School Library Journal’s Battle of the Kids’ Books is a competition among the very best books for young people of the year, judged by some of the biggest names in children’s books. These sixteen books are pitted against each other in a March Madness-like contest.

The list of contenders was announced yesterday. Judges will be announced starting on February 4. The first match begins March 9. For more information and a complete list of contenders visit the Battle of the Kids’ Books Blog.

Who do you think should win? Join the conversation at #sljbob and @SLJsBOB. And don’t forget to visit HMH Kids on social media to share your favorites of 2014 too! We always love hearing from you.

Interested in learning more about The Crossover specifically? Click here for an excerpt and discussion guide.

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