Book Bracket 2019 – Elite Eight Results

Voting for Book Bracket 2019’s Elite Eight is complete! Check out the results and punny announcements for each day’s winners and losers below.

High School Favorites Region

Wednesday, March 27

Hermione and Katniss battled it out, but Harry’s bff was stronger. 51 points for Gryffindor!

  • (1) Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone – 51
  • (2) The Hunger Games – 32

Final Four Representative

  • (1) Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Nonfiction Region

Wednesday, March 27

Some may think that Trevor Noah was robbed. What a crime! OED moves on.

  • (1) The Oxford English Dictionary – 42
  • (2) Born a Crime – 41

Final Four Representative

  • (1) The Oxford English Dictionary

Elementary & Middle School Favorites Region

Wednesday, March 27

Greg didn’t have time for those holes.

  • (2) Diary of a Wimpy Kid – 44
  • (8) Holes – 40

Final Four Representative

  • (2) Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Classics Region

Wednesday, March 27

Sherlock Holmes was no match for Atticus Finch’s intellectual strength.

  • (3) To Kill a Mockingbird – 66
  • (4) A Study in Scarlet – 16

Final Four Representative

  • (3) To Kill a Mockingbird

Which books will be in the Book Bracket 2019 Championship?


Each year has brought nuances and updates, but through and through the process and the creation of Book Bracket has remained consistent. This year, I will be providing an insider’s look into Book Bracket, including:

Book Bracket Overview

The Selection Committee

Making the Bracket

Daily Voting

Student Brackets and Scoring

If there are any elements you are interested in that I have not listed or covered, let me know and I will throw one together.

Happy Reading!

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