Scottish Teenage Book Prize

From Scottish Book Trust

Resource type: Book awards

Price band: Free

Key stage: KS3, KS4

Region(s): Scotland

The Scottish Teenage Book Prize is an annual award that celebrates the best books for young people aged 12-16 created by authors/illustrators resident in Scotland or published by a Scottish publisher. The prize covers fiction, non-fiction, graphic novels, comics and poetry.

A shortlist of three titles is selected by a panel of book experts, but the winner is voted for by teenagers across Scotland. Young people can vote as individuals or as part of a group organised by their school or library.

See this year’s winner here. Details of all three shortlisted titles can be found here.

Timetable:

  • Registration to take part in the voting opens when the shortlist is announced in September.
  • Voting closes at the end of March.
  • The winner is announced in early May.

Cost: Free.

About the Scottish Teenage Book Prize: The Scottish Teenage Book Prize was launched in 2016 to encourage young people to read for pleasure. It is administered by Scottish Book Trust in partnership with Creative Scotland.

Further resources:

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scottishbooktrust.com

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0131 524 0160

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