Lindsborg 150: Round 1B Results!

In honor of 2019 being Lindsborg’s 150th birthday, we are on the search for Lindsborg’s Top 150 favorite books. In February we voted on the 40 nominations of favorite juvenile & young adult books, received votes on an additional 11 favorites, as well as early votes for 6 books in later votes. All together, more than 500 votes were received this month!

  • 40 votes: A Light in the Attic by Shel Silverstein
  • 39 votes: The Chronicles of Prydain Series by Lloyd Alexander
  • 39 votes: The Inheritance Cycle Series by Christopher Paolini
  • 36 votes: The Secrets of Droon Series by Tony Abbott
  • 33 votes: The Warriors Series by Erin Hunter
  • 28 votes: The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling
  • 26 votes: The Great Illustrated Classics Series by Multiple Authors
  • 19 votes: Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White
  • 17 votes: The Hank the Cowdog Series by John R. Erickson
  • 16 votes: Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
  • 14 votes: The 39 Clues Series by Multiple Authors
  • 13 votes: The Moffats Series by Eleanor Estes
  • 11 votes: The How to Train Your Dragon Series by Cressida Cowell
  • 11 votes: The Chicago Years Series by Nancy Rue
  • 11 votes: The Prince Warriors Series by Priscilla Shirer
  • 9 votes: Awkward by Svetlana Chmakova
  • 9 votes: The Hunger Games Series by Suzanne Collins
  • 9 votes: The Inkheart Series by Cornelia Funke
  • 8 votes: The Dark is Rising Series by Susan Cooper
  • 8 votes: The Fablehaven Series by Brandon Mull
  • 7 votes: The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants Series by Ann Brashares
  • 7 votes: Matilda by Roald Dahl
  • 7 votes: The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
  • 7 votes: The Beyonders Series by Brandon Mull
  • 7 votes: The Dragonwatch Series by Brandon Mull
  • 7 votes: The Five Kingdoms Series by Brandon Mull
  • 7 votes: The Percy Jackson Series by Rick Riordan
  • 6 votes: This Must be Love by Tui T. Sutherland
  • 5 votes: The Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series by Jeff Kinney
  • 4 votes: Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh
  • 4 votes: The Captain Underpants Series by Dav Pilkey
  • 4 votes: The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin
  • 4 votes: The Five Little Peppers Series by Margaret Sidney
  • 4 votes: The Dragonbreath Series by Ursula Vernon
  • 2 votes: The Voyage of the Basset by James Christianson
  • 2 votes: James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
  • 2 votes: Prairie School by Lois Lenski
  • 2 votes: The Big Nate Series by Lincoln Peirce
  • 2 votes: The Wingfeather Saga by Andrew Peterson
  • 2 votes: Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick
  • 1 vote: The Maze Runner Series by James Dashner
  • 1 vote: The Giver Series by Lois Lowry
  • 1 vote: Where Willows Grow by Kim Vogel Sawyer
  • 1 vote: The All-of-a-Kind Family Series by Sydney Taylor
  • 1 vote: The Trumpet of the Swan by E.B. White
  • 0 votes: To all the Boys I’ve Loved Before (Series) by Jenny Han
  • 0 votes: Since You’ve Been Gone by Morgan Matson
  • 0 votes: Amy & Roger’s Epic Detour by Morgan Matson
  • 0 votes: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
  • 0 votes: Carry On by Rainbow Rowell

Early votes for books on the Round 1C, 1D, and 1E sections will be added to the March, April, or May voting records.

Thanks to everyone who has voted so far! The 150 individual books or series of books with the most votes across all five heats of Round 1 will advance to the next round, narrowing Lindsborg’s Top 150 favorites to the Top 25.

In March, we have the third heat of voting for Round 1! Round 1C is now open and everyone is invited to vote as many times as they would like throughout the month. 39 nominations of favorite adult fiction and children’s classics have been received; if your favorite was not submitted before December 31, 2018, you still have time to write-in your vote this month.

To vote in person, visit the Library’s Lindsborg 150 display; to vote online, click here.

Submit your vote today & help your favorites win!