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Multcolib Teen Picks: 2015 Oregon Battle of the Books, grades 9-12 (books)

Annotation:The 2015 OBOB titles in ebook format.

Annotation:The 2015 OBOB titles in audiobook formats.

Ready Player One
Ready Player One By Cline, Ernest (Book - 2011 ) FICTION CLINE 2011 All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 12 on 24 copies

Annotation:Life in 2044 is rather bleak and most people escape into the OASIS, an immersive virtual reality. The founder of this virtual reality leaves his fortune to the first to win a contest, comprised of puzzles and tasks based on 1980s popular culture. Three teens compete to win against an evil conglomerate.

Whistling Past the Graveyard
Whistling Past the Graveyard By Crandall, Susan (Book - 2013 ) FICTION CRANDALL 2013 All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 4 on 6 copies

Annotation:Determined to get to Nashville to find her mother in 1963, nine-year-old spitfire Starla Claudelle runs away from her strict grandmother's Mississippi home, eventually accepting a ride from a Eula, a black woman traveling alone with a white baby.

Whistling Past the Graveyard
Whistling Past the Graveyard By Crandall, Susan (Large Print - 2013 ) LGE-TYPE FICTION CRANDALL 2013 Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 4 copies
Deadline
Deadline By Crutcher, Chris (Book - 2007 ) y CRUTCHER All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 1 on 7 copies

Annotation:Given the medical diagnosis of one year to live, high school senior Ben Wolf decides to fulfill his greatest fantasies, ponders his life's purpose and legacy, and converses through dreams with a spiritual guide known as 'Hey-Soos.'

The Name of the Star
The Name of the Star By Johnson, Maureen (Book - 2011 ) y JOHNSON 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Rory, of Boueuxlieu, Louisiana, is spending a year at a London boarding school when she witnesses a murder by a Jack the Ripper copycat and becomes involved with the very unusual investigation.

Please Ignore Vera Dietz
Please Ignore Vera Dietz By King, A. S. (Book - 2010 ) y KING 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:When her best friend, whom she secretly loves, betrays her and then dies under mysterious circumstances, high school senior Vera Dietz struggles with secrets that could help clear his name.

Throne of Glass
Throne of Glass By Maas, Sarah J. (Book - 2012 ) y MAAS 2012 All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 4 on 17 copies

Annotation:After she has served a year of hard labor in the salt mines of Endovier for her crimes, Crown Prince Dorian offers eighteen-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien her freedom on the condition that she act as his champion in a competition to find a new royal assassin.

Cinder
Cinder By Meyer, Marissa (Book - 2012 ) y MEYER 2012 All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 5 on 15 copies

Annotation:As plague ravages the overcrowded Earth, observed by a ruthless lunar people, Cinder, a gifted mechanic and cyborg, becomes involved with handsome Prince Kai and must uncover secrets about her past in order to protect the world in this futuristic take on the Cinderella story.

Cinder
Cinder By Meyer, Marissa (Large Print - 2012 ) LGE-TYPE y MEYER 2012 All copies in use. Availability details
Cinder
Cinder By Meyer, Marissa (Book - 2012 Spanish ) SPANISH y MEYER 2012 Available in some locations
Delirium
Delirium By Oliver, Lauren (Book - 2011 ) y OLIVER 2011 All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 1 on 20 copies

Annotation:Lena looks forward to receiving the government-mandated cure that prevents the delirium of love and leads to a safe, predictable, and happy life, until ninety-five days before her eighteenth birthday and her treatment, she falls in love.

Eleanor & Park
Eleanor & Park By Rowell, Rainbow (Book - 2013 ) y ROWELL 2013 All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 69 on 40 copies

Annotation:Set over the course of one school year in 1986, this is the story of two star-crossed misfits--smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try-- Provided by publisher.

Eleanor & Park
Eleanor & Park By Rowell, Rainbow (Large Print - 2013 ) LGE-TYPE y ROWELL 2013 All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 8 on 4 copies
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe By Sáenz, Benjamin Alire (Book - 2012 ) y SAENZ 2012 Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 31 copies

Annotation:Fifteen-year-old Ari Mendoza is an angry loner with a brother in prison, but when he meets Dante and they become friends, Ari starts to ask questions about himself, his parents, and his family that he has never asked before.

Mr. Penumbra's 24-hour Bookstore
Mr. Penumbra's 24-hour Bookstore By Sloan, Robin (Book - 2012 ) FICTION SLOAN 2012 Available in some locations Holds: 6 on 36 copies

Annotation:After a layoff during the Great Recession sidelines his tech career, Clay Jannon takes a job at the titular bookstore in San Francisco, and soon realizes that the establishment is a facade for a strange secret.

Code Name Verity
Code Name Verity By Wein, Elizabeth (Book - 2012 ) y WEIN 2012 Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 31 copies

Annotation:In 1943, a British fighter plane crashes in Nazi-occupied France and the survivor tells a tale of friendship, war, espionage, and great courage as she relates what she must to survive while keeping secret all that she can.

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Here are the titles for the 2015 Oregon Battle of the Books (OBOB). Please check the audio and ebook lists for other formats (ebook, digital and CD audiobook) to facilitate getting a copy. For more about OBOB, visit its website using the link at the end of the list.


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