Battle of the Books

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Battle of the Books is back again this summer, starting Monday, July 3rd!

In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, this summer’s battle has 8 Canadian YA books battling it out for top spot.

Vote every week for your favourite book that is remaining in the competition.

Every week all of the books with enough votes will survive to the next week, and the book with the least amount of votes will be eliminated from the competition.

Click here to view and borrow the titles.

Check out the French YA titles that are in competition this summer in Combat des livres.

The summer’s winning book will be crowned on Monday, August 21st! Stay tuned for more details.

Check back here each Monday to see which books made it to the next round. The book that was eliminated will also be announced on the Teen blog and the Teen Services Instagram page.

How to win the weekly $25 Chapters gift card prize? Follow the Teen blog over the summer to find out.

Voting results so far

Book title Value
Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant by Tony Cliff 74
Exit Pursued by a Bear by E.K. Johnston 116