Booketology Championship

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And then there were two: The Booketology Championship has come down to a battle between two iconic literary figures: Huckleberry Finn and Harry Potter!

Elizabeth Bennet fought hard, even leading the competition until Sunday, but in the end she fell to The Boy who Lived by only two votes. Janeites, you can be proud of your heroine.

And Princess Buttercup was the Cinderella story of Booketology! The Wichita State of literary characters made it to the Final Four, but in the end she was no match for Huck Finn, losing by 34 votes.

Vote now in the Booketology Championship!

The voting will be open for one day only, April 8!
You will be able to cast your vote until midnight tonight. Tomorrow, April 9, at noon we will announce our the Booketology Champion as well as the winners of our drawing.

Thank you to everyone who has participated! You have made our second annual Booketology competition a success! The final match up of Booketology now rests with you. Vote today to choose which literary character will take the title of Booketology Champion!

And don't forget that you can still enter the drawing for the Booketology Grand Prize Pack , which includes four tickets to the College Basketball Experience and copies of our winners' books! There will also be four runner-up prizes this year. See the Rules below for more details!

The Rules:

  • The tournament begins Thursday, March 21, with six rounds of online voting to determine the reigning Booketology Literary Character Champion! The champion and drawing winners will be announced on our KC Unbound blog on Tuesday, April 9.
  • When each new round begins, the voting form will be available by 12 p.m. that day.
  • You can only vote once per round, but anyone can participate!
  • Participants who enter their name and email address in the Booketology voting form to be entered in a drawing for one (1) Booketology Grand Prize Pack and four (4) Runner-up Prizes!

    Booketology Grand Prize Pack includes:
    Four gift certificates to the College Basketball Experience! (redeemable for four adult admission tickets), and:
    Copies of our "Elite 8" winning characters’ books! (eight books total)

    The Runner-up participants will each win one book from our "Final 4" winners!


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Booketology is part of Building a Community of Readers, a campaign to transform our community by promoting a lifelong love of reading!

About the Author

Liesl Christman is the Digital Content Specialist for The Kansas City Public Library.

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