National Book Awards

National Book Awards
Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction Previously the Orange Prize.  Shortlist April, announced in June.  Good for 6th Form shadowing
Blue Peter Book Award Fiction and non fiction categories
Branford Boase Award Outstanding debut novel for children.  Shortlist in May, Award in July
The Caine Prize for African writing Open to African writers writing in English, with focus on short stories.  Shortlist in May, winners in July
Carnegie and Greenaway Awards Shortlist in March, Awards in June.  Official Shadowing site.
CityRead London Londonwide reading event, one adult and one children’s book.  Launched in April
CLPE Poetry Award UK Award for published poetry for children. Shortlist in May, winner in July
Costa Book Awards  Children’s and Adult categories. Shortlists in November, winners announced in January
Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize Judged by children’s authors.  Announced in November
ManBooker Award Shortlist announced in September, Award in October.  Good for sixth form reading groups.
Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize For a Science book written for young people.  Shortlist in May, Award in November
Scottish Children’s Book Awards Winners announced in March
SLA Information Book Award  All ages, winner announced in Autumn term.  Voted for by children as well
Stan Lee Excelsior Book Award The only nationwide book award for graphic novels and manga.  Shortlist in December, Award in June/July
 Waterstones Children’s Book Prize Shortlist in February, Winners announced in April
YA  Book Prize From the Bookseller, announced in March


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