Reading with Ms. Pesta

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"You think that is going to win? I don't."

The quarterfinals began last week. Several students were troubled by the difficult choices they had to make. Discussion ensued about which book is better and why. Some were picked for the pictures, the story or the humor.

Some predictions:
Ryleigh: I Want My Hat Back or The Perfect Nest
A.J. & John: King Bidgood's In the Bathtub
Hannah: The Perfect Nest
Lily: Sam and Dave Dig a Hole

Here are the quarterfinal match-ups:

I Want My Hat Back vs. Sam & Dave Dig a Hole

Dragon’s Fat Cat vs. The Perfect Nest

King Bidgood’s in the Bathtub vs. The Day the Crayons Quit

Five Little Piggies vs. Buz

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THE FINAL FOUR!

From the quarterfinals, exited four books that will face off this week. Each contest was close and will likely be even closer in the semifinals. One contest needed overtime and an outside source was needed to determine the winner. Below are the results and the winner is in bold:

I Want My Hat Back vs Sam and Dave Dig a Hole
27 10
Dragon's Fat Cat vs. The Perfect Nest
18 17
King Bidgood's in the Bathtub vs. The Day the Crayons Quit
11 26
Five LIttle Piggies vs. Buz
18 18 Tiebreaker--1 19 votes



Now the FINAL FOUR match-ups are:

I Want My Hat Back vs. Dragon's Fat Cat
The Day The Crayons Quit vs. Buz