Warwickshire Schools Library Service Supporting reading and learning in schools
September 2022

Year 9 Book Award 2021- the results!!!

Secondary Schools across Warwickshire took part in our Year 9 Book Award this year. The students took part in 'Speed Shortlisting' events at their schools in September and chose this fabulous shortlist. They then read the four shortlisted books and voted for their favourite in early December.

We have a lovely video for you to enjoy from the winning author...

We are delighted to reveal that the WINNER, chosen purely by students across Warwickshire, is 'The Island' by C.L. Taylor! A page-turning thriller with great characters and lots of twists and turns to keep you guessing all the way through.

We also had some great student competition entries and the winners from Alcester Academy and Exhall Grange Specialist School will receive their prizes soon!

Thanks to all the students who took part and to all the fantastic librarians and teachers who support them. A big thank you also to all the long and shortlisted authors for supporting this award. 

If you would like more information about our Book Awards or the other things we do to support schools with reading for pleasure and learning, please get in touch at:

schoolslibraryservice@warwickshire.gov.uk