Warwickshire Schools Library Service Supporting reading and learning in schools
September 2019

Warwickshire Year Nine Book Awards 2019

We are delighted to share the long list for this years, Warwickshire Year Nine Book Awards 2019

Warwickshire Year Nine Book Awards

This award is aimed specifically at Year 8 pupils who will be moving up to Year 9 in September 2019. The team at WSLS have carefully selected a longlist of 10 books which are 10 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 2019!

Key Dates:
Book Speed Dating Events in Schools – Week of 23rd – 27th September
Deadline for Students Longlist Votes (Shortlisting) – Friday 27th September
Deadline for Final Shortlist Votes (Final Winner) – Monday 9th December
Overall Winner Announced – Mon 16th December

If you would like to take part, or some more information please contact us here: schoolslibraryservice@warwickshire.gov.uk