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:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
To learn more about the Scottish Teenage Book Prize, visit: www.scottishbooktrust.com/reading-and-stories/scottish-teenage-book-prize