UKLA Book Award 2010 Winners

The unique UKLA Book Awards are the only awards judged entirely by teachers, who are able to share the books with their classes and genuinely discover what works with young readers.

3-11 Award: Morris Gleitzman Then (Puffin)

A powerful and beautifully written account of a young boy’s journey; touching, vulnerable, raw; a courageous yet crucial novel.

12-16 Award: Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell (illustrator) The Graveyard Book Bloomsbury

Wow! As soon as you’ve finished reading, you turn back to page one to re-live this tale of a classic rite of passage with plethora of surreal twists.

Special commendation; Shaun Tan Tales from Outer Suburbia Templar

Dip into this anywhere and you will come up with a gem. This is a truly unique book.