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Great Writers and Good Reads

The UKLA Book Awards team and teacher judges announce the winners of the 2020 Awards for the 4 categories.
Find out more about the books on the 2020 UKLA Book Awards longlists

See the full shortlists for the UKLA Book Award 2020.

See the full shortlists for the UKLA Book Awards 2019 
Independent publishers dominate in 10th anniversary yearSarah Crossan scores a second win with her novel co-authored with Brian ConaghanInformation text shares the first ever joint award for 7-11 year oldsDebut artist on debut list triumphs in the 3-6 category
Find out more about these fantastic books.
The only national book awards which are judged by teachers. View the 2018 shortlist.
The unique UKLA Book Awards are the only awards judged entirely by teachers. Discover the 2017 winners here. 
View the 2017 shortlists for ages 3-6, 7-11 and 12-16+
View the 2016 shortlists for ages 3-6, 7-11 and 12-16+
View the 2015 shortlists for ages 3-6, 7-11 and 12-16+
View the 2014 shortlists for ages 3-6, 7-11 and 12-16+
View the 2013 shortlists for ages 3-6, 7-11 and 12-16+
View the 2012 shortlists for ages 3-6, 7-11 and 12-16+
View the 2011 shortlists for ages 3-11 and 12-16+
View the 2010 shortlists for ages 3-11 and 12-16+
The UKLA Selection Panel, chaired by Lynda Graham, whittled down the 320 publisher submissions to arrive at a set of titles which once again feature books in translation, exciting debut authors as well as established and familiar names.
In this popular series, the published Book for Keeps review of the featured story is combined with a summary of the key themes in the book, some teaching ideas, and connections to other stories that teachers may find useful.
UKLA has published several reviews of tried and tested books. These aren’t new publications but books which members recommend as practical and accessible.

Review of On Being Literate by Margaret Meek

UKLA has published several reviews of tried and tested books. These aren’t new publications but books which members recommend as practical and accessible.

Battle Bunny by Jon Scieszka

In this popular series, the published Books for Keeps review of the featured story is combined with a summary of the key themes in the book, some teaching ideas, and connections to other stories that teachers may find useful.

Neil Gaiman

Helping children to develop a love of reading is always a priority for teachers. In this series of author studies we aim to provide rich insights into the worlds and work of some popular children’s authors.
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