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UKLA Book Awards

UKLA Book Awards 2017 Shortlists

View the 2017 shortlists for ages 3-6, 7-11 and 12-16+

UKLA Book Awards

UKLA Book Award 2016 Longlists

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.

Author Studies

Neil Gaiman

by Owen Longhurst

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.

Book Reviews

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.

Books for Keeps

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.

Books for Keeps

Sky Hawk

by Gill Lewis

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.

Book Reviews

Review of Multiliteracies: Literacy Learning and the Design of Social Futures by Cope & Kalantzis

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

UKLA Book Awards

UKLA Book Award 2016 Shortlists

View the 2016 shortlists for ages 3-6, 7-11 and 12-16+

UKLA Book Awards

UKLA Book Award 2015 Shortlists

View the 2015 shortlists for ages 3-6, 7-11 and 12-16+

UKLA Book Awards

UKLA Book Award 2014 Shortlists

View the 2014 shortlists for ages 3-6, 7-11 and 12-16+

UKLA Book Awards

UKLA Book Award 2013 Shortlists

View the 2013 shortlists for ages 3-6, 7-11 and 12-16+

UKLA Book Awards

UKLA Book Award 2012 Shortlists

View the 2012 shortlists for ages 3-6, 7-11 and 12-16+

UKLA Book Awards

UKLA Book Award 2011 Shortlists

View the 2011 shortlists for ages 3-11 and 12-16+

UKLA Book Awards

UKLA Book Award 2010 Shortlists

View the 2010 shortlists for ages 3-11 and 12-16+

UKLA Book Awards

UKLA Book Awards 2018 Shortlists

The only national book awards which are judged by teachers. View the 2018 shortlist.