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Information Book Award 2019

Shortlist 2019 Resources

These resources are here to help you use the shortlisted books in school and with the pupils. Don't forget to get them to vote for their favourite at the end. Voting can be done via our dedicated Airtable page here: https://airtable.com/shruUfpiCf3qRBZqU

Voting closes at 5pm on Friday 1 November 2019.

0-7 category

Dogs in Space

Word document, 328 kB

Requires Microsoft Word 2007 or later

 

 

Hello, Horse

Word document, 260 kB

Requires Microsoft Word 2007 or later

 

 

The Usborne Book of Night Time

Word document, 142 kB

Requires Microsoft Word 2007 or later

 

 

7 - 12 category

The Atlas of Heroes

Word document, 96 kB

Requires Microsoft Word 2007 or later

 

 

Joan Procter, Dragon Doctor

Word document, 94 kB

Requires Microsoft Word 2007 or later

 

 

Mary and Frankenstein

Word document, 94 kB

Requires Microsoft Word 2007 or later

 

 

When the Whales Walked

Word document, 95 kB

Requires Microsoft Word 2007 or later

 

 

12 - 16 category

Usborne Politics for Beginners

Word document, 521 kB

Requires Microsoft Word 97 or later

 

 

The Silk Roads: A New History of the World

Word document, 97 kB

Requires Microsoft Word 2007 or later

 

 

Suffragette: The Battle for Equality

Word document, 93 kB

Requires Microsoft Word 2007 or later

Shortlist for 2019

Iba Covers 2019 Montage 3up

Up to 7 Years

  • Dogs in Space, Vix Southgate and Iris Deppe (Wren & Rook, 9781526360571)
  • Hello, Horse, Vivian French and Catherine Rayner (Walker, 9781406349948)
  • The Usborne Book of Night Time, Laura Cowan and Bonnie Pang (Usborne, 9781474936606)

7 to 12 Years

  • The Atlas of Heroes, Sandra Lawrence and Stuart Hill (Big Picture Press, 9781787412606)
  • Joan Procter, Dragon Doctor: The Woman Who Loved Reptiles, Patricia Valdez and Felicita Sala (Andersen, 9781783447411)
  • Mary and Frankenstein, Linda Bailey and Júlia Sardà (Andersen, 978178346797)
  • When the Whales Walked, Dougal Dixon and Hannah Bailey (Words & Pictures, 9781912413959)

12 to 16 Years

  • Usborne Politics for Beginners, Alex Frith, Rosie Hore, Louie Stowell and Kellan Stover (Usborne, 9781474922524)
  • The Silk Roads: A New History of the World, Peter Frankopan and Neil Packer (Bloomsbury, 9781408889930)
  • Suffragette: The Battle for Equality, David Roberts (Two Hoots, 9781509839674)

Poster

An eye-catching poster to publicize the 2019 Award is available now as a PDF to download and print. It was also included in the Summer 2019 issue of The School Librarian mailed out to SLA Members.

IBA 2019 Poster

PDF file, 5 MB

Requires Adobe Reader

Sponsors

The SLA Information Book Award is run entirely on sponsorship kindly donated by friends and supporters of the Award. No money is taken from the SLA budget so all staff time, the cost of the judging, prizes for the winners and the final award ceremony must be covered by the sponsors' donations.

Hachette GroupThe SLA Information Book Award is sponsored by Hachette Children's Group and is supported by Peters Books and Furniture.