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Tome Society is a student literary society through which students enter various competitions based on IT list books they read.  
2017-18 Tome Society Members
Jamia Altidor
Neah Danku
Morgan Dykes - Secretary
Abi Griffin
Duncan Helms - Vice President
Kemelyn Hernandez
Sierra McIntosh - Treasurer
Jovanna Patterson
Sydney Roe - President
 
The Douglas County High School Tome Society team represented the school very well at the Tome Convention at the University of North Georgia on March 13.  DCHS sent ten students to the conference and among them they brought home 22 awards.  The school's reading bowl team, Abi Griffin, Duncan Helms and Sydney Roe, won first place in the state.  The team took second place for Tome Society Chapter of the Year.  Four DCHS juniors were inducted into the Tau Omicron Mu Epsilon Honor Society, Morgan Dykes, Duncan Helms, Sierra McIntosh and Sydney Roe.  Three students earned the Tome Society Service Award, Duncan Helms, Jovanna Patterson and Sydney Roe.  Morgan Dykes, Duncan Helms and Sydney Roe took second place in the Library Commercial competition.  Jamia Altidor won the third place award in the IT List Book Trailer competition.  Neah Danku took third place in the Theme Essay writing contest.  Abi Griffin won first place in the Fan Fiction writing contest and 2nd place in the Book Review competition.  Duncan Helms took the first place award in the Infographic competition.  Sierra McIntosh won second place in the Fan Art contest with her original painting titled, Forgive Me Forget Tomorrow.  Jovanna Patterson won second place in the Techfolio competition and third place in the Book Trailer competition.  Sydney Roe won second place in the Book Talk competition.  The team's sponsor, Suzanne Helms, was pleased with the results stating, "I could not be more proud of this amazing group of students.  Their dedication and hard work really paid off for them today."  At the Tome Convention, in addition to participating in state literary competitions, students attended learning sessions on various topics and had the opportunity to meet many published authors.  For more information about Tome Society please visit www.tomesociety.org.

 

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The Tome Society It List 2018-2019 High School Nominee Book List:
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  1. August
    1. BlackHearts, by Nicole Castroman
    2. Caraval, by Stephanie Garber
  2. September
    1. Disappeared, by Francisco X. Stork
    2. In 27 Days, by Alison Gervais
  3. October
    1. It Started with Goodbye, by Christina June
    2. Last Star Burning, by Caitlin Sangster
  4. November
    1. Long May She Reign, by Rhiannon Thomas
    2. Losing Brave, by Bailee Madison & Stefne Miller
  5. December
    1. Midnight at the Electric, by Jodi Lynn Anderson
    2. Nemesis, by Anna Banks
  6. January
    1. Solo, by Kwame Alexander
    2. Spindle Fire, by Lexa Hillyer
  7. February
    1. The Apprentice Witch, by James Nicol
    2. The Beast is an Animal, by Peternelle van Arsdale
  8. March
    1. The Glass Spare, by Lauren DeStefano
    2. The Lost Girl of Astor Street, by Stephanie Morrill
  9. April
    1. The Thing with Feathers, by McCall Hoyle
    2. The Traitor’s Game, by Jennifer A. Nielsen
  10. May
    1. The Wish Granter, by C.J. Redwine
    2. Toward a Secret Sky, by Heather Maclean

Reading Bowl Exam Books

Exam 1

  1. BlackHearts, by Nicole Castroman
  2. Caraval, by Stephanie Garber
  3. Disappeared, by Francisco X. Stork
  4. In 27 Days, by Alison Gervais
  5. It Started with Goodbye, by Christina June
  6. Last Star Burning, by Caitlin Sangster

Exam 2

  1. Long May She Reign, by Rhiannon Thomas
  2. Losing Brave, by Bailee Madison & Stefne Miller
  3. Midnight at the Electric, by Jodi Lynn Anderson
  4. Nemesis, by Anna Banks
  5. Solo, by Kwame Alexander
  6. Spindle Fire, by Lexa Hillyer
  7. The Apprentice Witch, by James Nicol

Exam 3

  1. The Beast is an Animal, by Peternelle van Arsdale
  2. The Glass Spare, by Lauren DeStefano
  3. The Lost Girl of Astor Street, by Stephanie Morrill
  4. The Thing with Feathers, by McCall Hoyle
  5. The Traitor’s Game, by Jennifer A. Nielsen
  6. The Wish Granter, by C.J. Redwine
  7. Toward a Secret Sky, by Heather Maclean

 

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THE TOME MISSION

The mission of  Tome Student Literacy Society is to promote multiple literacies among 4th-12th grade students across the United States through: service; collaboration; competition-based club activities; and clean, entertaining, encouraging literature.