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Information Book Award 2015 Winners Announced

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The School Library Association celebrated the 2015 Information Book Award on Wednesday 11th November with an event at the sponsors – Hachette’s - new offices and 6th Floor roof café.

The overall winner chosen by the judges was Shackleton's Journey by William Grill, published by Flying Eye Books, whilst the Children’s Choice was Pop-Up New York by Jennie Maizels, published by Walker Books.

The SLA Information Book Award is an annual event celebrating information books, and is designed to support school libraries and to reinforce the importance of non-fiction whilst highlighting the high standard of resources available.

Winners in each category are:

  • 0-7 Winner: Tiny - the Invisible World of Microbes by Nicola Davies & Emily Sutton - Walker ISBN 978 1 4063 4104 1
  • 7-12 Winner: Shackleton's Journey by William Grill - Flying Eye Books ISBN 978 1 909263 10 9
  • 12-16 Winner: The Teenage Guide to Stress by Nicola Morgan - Walker ISBN 978 1 4063 5314 3
  • Overall Winner: Shackleton's Journey by William Grill - Flying Eye Books ISBN 978 1 909263 10 9

Children’s Choice Winners are:

  • 0-7 Winner: Ali's Story - His Journey from Afghanistan by Salvador Maldonado & Andy Glynne - BBC Learning, Wayland ISBN 978 0 7502 7887 4
  • 7-12 Winner: Pop-Up New York by Jennie Maizels - Walker ISBN 978 1 4063 4945 0
  • 12-16 Winner: The Teenage Guide to Stress by Nicola Morgan - Walker ISBN 978 1 4063 5314 3
  • Overall Children’s Choice Winner: Pop-Up New York by Jennie Maizels - Walker ISBN 978 1 4063 4945 0

For full information about the SLA Information Book Award and this year's winners please see the Information Book Award 2015 page on the SLA website.

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