School Book Awards

With the very best publishing has to offer we have prize winning and shortlisted titles that have been recognised by awards such as the YOTO Carnegie, Costa, Waterstones Children’s Book Prize and the Lollies!

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A Kind Of Spark

A Kind Of Spark

A Kind of Spark tells the story of 11-year-old Addie as she campaigns for a memorial in memory of the witch trials that took place in her Scottish hometown. Addie knows there's more to the story of these 'witches', just like there is more to hers. ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 192
  • MBE Code : 438
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A Skinful Of Shadows **Shortlisted For The Carnegie Medal**

A Skinful Of Shadows **Shortlisted For The Carnegie Medal**

Frances Hardinge weaves a dark, otherworldly tale in A Skinful of Shadows, her first book since the Costa Award-winning The Lie Tree. When a creature dies, its spirit can go looking for somewhere to hide. Some people have space inside them, ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 416
  • MBE Code : 196
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Away With Words

Away With Words (Shortlisted For The Yoto Carnegie Medal 2024)

Gala and her dad, Jordi, have just moved from home in Cataluña to a town in Scotland, to live with Jordi’s boyfriend Ryan. Gala doesn’t speak much English, and feels lost, lonely and unable to be her usual funny self. Until she befriends ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 208
  • MBE Code : 585
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Blue Book Of Nebo

Blue Book Of Nebo

Dylan was six when The End came, back in 2018: when the electricity went off for good, and the normal 21st-century world he knew disappeared. Now 14, he and his mam have survived in their isolated hilltop house above the village of Nebo in ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 160
  • MBE Code : 574
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Bombs That Brought Us Together **Costa Children's Book Award 2016**

Bombs That Brought Us Together **Costa Children’s Book Award 2016**

Including the Fourteen-year-old boy, Charlie Law. Who has lived in Little Town, on the border with Old Country, all of his life. He knows all of the rules: no going out after dark, no drinking, no litter and no fighting… Because you do not want ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 360
  • MBE Code : 189
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Bone Talk **Shortlisted For The Carnegie Medal**

Bone Talk **Shortlisted For The Carnegie Medal**

The Philippines, 100 years ago. A boy called Samkad wants to become a man. He is desperate to be given his own shield, spear and axe. His best friend, Luki, wants to be a warrior too - but she is a girl and that is forbidden. Then a new boy arrives ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 248
  • MBE Code : 226
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Boy 87

Boy 87

Boy 87 is an original and beautifully written page-turner of a novel about love, survival and the strength that can be found in a hopeful human spirit' -- Sarah Crossan, Carnegie Medal Winner'Shif is an unforgettable character, and his story should ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 224
  • MBE Code : 433
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The Boy In The Tower

Boy In The Tower

When they first arrived, they came quietly and stealthily as if they tip-toed into the world when we were all looking the other way. Ade loves living at the top of a tower block. From his window, he feels like he can see the whole world stretching...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 336
  • MBE Code : 563
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Cane Warriors (Carnegie Shortlisted 2022)

Cane Warriors (Carnegie Shortlisted 2022)

Nobody free till everybody free.Moa is fourteen. The only life he has ever known is toiling on the Frontier sugar cane plantation for endless hot days, fearing the vicious whips of the overseers. Then one night he learns of an uprising, led by the ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 184
  • MBE Code : 448
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Coram Boy

Coram Boy

Defined The Whitebread 2010 Book of the Year. Coram Boy is a haunting, yet captivating work of historical fiction for children. And will especially be loved towards fans of The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas and Goodnight Mr Tom. Plus, a great read for ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 368
  • MBE Code : 244
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Crossing The Line

Crossing The Line (Shortlisted For The Yoto Carnegie Medal 2024)

'Do you feel safe?' A powerful novel exploring how teenagers can be swept up into county lines. Erik's life has been falling apart ever since his dad died. Homework and being good at school stop feeling important when you're the new man of the ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 368
  • MBE Code : 580
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Darkwhispers

Darkwhispers

The Brightstorm twins are back for another adventure! Eudora Vane has organized an explorer fleet to search the last known destination of missing adventurer Ermitage Wrigglesworth. Harriet Culpepper and the crew of the Aurora join the mission, but ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 430
  • MBE Code : 550
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Goodnight Mister Tom

Goodnight Mister Tom

Winner of the Guardian Children’s Fiction Award. And has created delight to every young reader throughout the generations. The story of Goodnight Mister Tom includes the character of Young Willie Beach. Who is evacuated to the country, as ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 384
  • MBE Code : 179
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Guard Your Heart (Carnegie Shortlisted 2022)

Guard Your Heart (Carnegie Shortlisted 2022)

Boy meets girl on the Northern Irish border.Derry. Summer 2016. Aidan and Iona, now eighteen, were both born on the day of the Northern Ireland peace deal.Aidan is Catholic, Irish, and Republican. With his ex-political prisoner father gone and his ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 296
  • MBE Code : 450
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I Am Malala

I Am Malala

Winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley, one girl fought for her right to an education. On Tuesday, 9 October 2012, she almost paid the ultimate price when she was shot in the head at point-blank ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 304
  • MBE Code : 346
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I Must Betray You

I Must Betray You (Shortlisted for the YOTO Carnegie Medal 2023)

Trapped by an evil dictatorship, will Cristian be forced to betray his family or will he risk everything he loves to resist? A bestselling YA thriller based on real events, from a prizewinning author. Cristian has lived his entire life in the ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 320
  • MBE Code : 523
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Kensukes Kingdom

Kensukes Kingdom

A captivating text that is sure to be loved by every drama-lover out there. The story of Kensuke's Kingdom includes beautiful new colour illustrations and tells the story of a young boy named Michael, who finds himself in the deathly struggle of ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 176
  • MBE Code : 228
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Lark (2020 Carnegie Winner)

Lark (2020 Carnegie Winner)

Carnegie winner 2020The shattering climax to the sequence that started with Brock. Nicky and Kenny have saved all sorts of animals. But will they be able to save themselves? Things are tense at home for the brothers. Their mum’s coming to visit, ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 110
  • MBE Code : 424
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Life of Pi

Life of Pi

One boy, one boat, one tiger... After the tragic sinking of a cargo ship, a solitary lifeboat remains bobbing on the wild blue Pacific. The only survivors from the wreck are a sixteen-year-old boy named Pi, a hyena, a zebra (with a broken leg), a ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 352
  • MBE Code : 335
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Long Way Down **Shortlisted For The Carnegie Medal**

Long Way Down **Shortlisted For The Carnegie Medal**

AND THEN THERE WERE SHOTS, Everybody ran, ducked, hid, tucked themselves tight. Pressed our lips to the pavement and prayed the boom, followed by the buzz of a bullet, didn't meet us. After Will's brother is shot in a gang crime, he knows the ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 322
  • MBE Code : 223
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Looking For JJ

Looking For JJ

An emotionally searing novel that will grip every reader from start to finish. The storyline of Looking For JJ explores the circumstances and motives behind the murder of a child, which was done by her own friend. Now six years on, JJ has been ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 300
  • MBE Code : 176
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Machine Gunners

Machine Gunners

Chas McGill has the second-best collection of war souvenirs in Garmouth, and he desperately wants it to be the best. When he stumbles across the remains of a German bomber crashed in the woods - its shiny, black machine-gun still intact - he grabs ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 224
  • MBE Code : 355
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Maggot Moon

Maggot Moon

Winner of the Carnegie Medal and a 2012 Costa Award winner.Narrated against the backdrop of a ruthless regime determined to beat its enemies in the race to the moon, Maggot Moon is the astonishing new novel from award-winning author Sally Gardner. ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 304
  • MBE Code : 356
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Millions

Millions

Defined to be an absolute treasure! Millions includes the characters of Damian and Anthony, who are brothers that are unwittingly caught up in a train robbery during Britain's countdown to joining the Euro. Finding themselves with a sudden vast ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 272
  • MBE Code : 172
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Moonrise

Moonrise

Shortlisted for the Costa Children’s Book Award, The YA Book Prize, CBI Book Of The Year Award and the CLIPPA Award. Moonrise is described to be a book that will leave the reader in tears. Joe has not seen his brother in ten years and it is for ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 385
  • MBE Code : 191
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