Concordia middle school students Kaileiya Rodriguez, Serena Xu, Celina Ren, Mian Zhu, and Caroline Ye won the Shanghai Librarian Networks Battle of the Books Virtual competition on Friday, March 19.
Students from SMIC, SCIS, Soong Ching Ling, and Yew Cheng meet on Zoom to play kahoots, decorate book-themed cakes, and share student-created alternative book covers. All of the students read City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab, House Arrest by K.A. Holt, Illegal by Eoin Colfer and Giovanni Rigano, Lalani of the Distant Sea by Erin Entrada Kelly, Lifeboat 12 by Susan Hood, The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl by Stacy McAnulty, New Kid by Jerry Craft, Prairie Lotus by Linda Sue Park, Skyward by Brandon Sanderson, and Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky by Kwame Mbalia. Photos of the event and the Concrdia student book covers can be found here.