The School Library Association is delighted to announce the very first shortlist in this exciting new prize! This new prize will also include an exciting opportunity for schools to take part in the Children’s Choice voting in September. The first award ceremony will take place in November 2011 and is sponsored by Hachette Children’s Books and is supported by Peters Bookselling Services.
The Information Book Award will be an annual event and is a major development for information books, being designed to support school libraries and to reinforce the importance of non-fiction whilst highlighting the high standard of resources available.
The judges have looked at a wide field of nominations and have produced a particularly strong and varied selection of titles for the shortlist, these are –
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