Scottish Teenage Book Prize 2022 Shortlist announced :: NEWS
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Scottish Teenage Book Prize 2022 Shortlist announced

01 September 2021 Share

Celebrating the very best in Scottish teen fiction

The Scottish Teenage Book Prize celebrates the very best in Scottish teen fiction, and aims to encourage reading for pleasure amongst teenagers. Every year, The Scottish Book Trust, supported by Browns Books, select the three best new books from Scottish authors and publishers for the Scottish Teenage Book Prize shortlist. Teenagers all over Scotland read all three books on the shortlist and decide the winner by voting for their favourite.The titles on this year's shortlist are:

  • Fin & Rye & Fireflies by Harry Cook (published by Ink Road)
  • The Infinite by Patience Agbabi (published by Canongate Books)
  • The Infinity Files by S.M. Wilson (published by Usborne Publishing)

Many young people take part as a group organised through their school or local library, or you can take part as an individual.If you're taking part as a school or library group, there are lots of brilliant cross-curricular activity suggestions to help you make the most of the prize. You can also download the Scottish Teenage Book Prize poster for a display in your classroom or library!

Even more content will be coming throughout the year, including a digital event with all three authors, so make sure to register to vote so you can stay up to date. What's more, learning professionals who register to vote by Friday 1st October 2021 will be entered into a draw to win all three books on the shortlist. 

You can also apply for limited funding to purchase the shortlisted books, just email anna.broomfield@scottishbooktrust.com for more information.

To learn more about the Scottish Teenage Book Prize, visit: www.scottishbooktrust.com/reading-and-stories/scottish-teenage-book-prize

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