Warwickshire Year Nine Book Awards 2018!
This award is aimed specifically at Year 8 pupils who will be moving up to Year 9 in September 2018. The team at WSLS have carefully selected a long-list of 9 books which includes 9 of the most exciting books published in the past year. We hope that they will inspire, challenge and leave a lasting impression on your readers.
As part of signing up to the awards, you will receive a Longlist Speed Dating Event Pack which will give you everything you need to host a book speed dating event in your school library with your invited students.
At this event THEY DECIDE which 4 books will make the W9BA shortlist! They will then be given 2 months to read the shortlisted books and share their views/thoughts with fellow students, librarians, and teachers. They will then vote for their favourite book and the winner will be announced online in December 2018!
Book Speed Dating Events in Schools – Week of 24th – 28th September
Deadline for Students Longlist Votes (Shortlisting) – Friday 28th September
Deadline for Final Shortlist Votes (Final Winner) – Friday 7th December
Overall Winner Announced – Monday 10th December
Launched on Monday 24th September
Deadline – Monday 8th October
Launched on Friday 12th October alongside the announcing the winner of Competition 1
Deadline - Monday 5th November
Launched on Friday 9th November alongside the announcing the winner of Competition 2
Deadline – Monday 10th December
If you would like to take part in the W9BA's please fill out our online form, or alternatively you can get in touch with us at: firstname.lastname@example.org