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Worcestershire Teen Book Award

Worcestershire Teen Book Award (WTBA)

Pershore High School Quiz Team2014 Winner announced:

The winner of the Worcestershire Teen Book Award was announced at a brilliant day of celebration attended by participating schools, our sponsors MLS and author Phil Earle who gave us a wonderfully engaging and inspiring talk. And the winner is...

  • The 5th Wave
    by Rick Yancey

The winning Quiz team:

  • Pershore High School

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Benefits of participating in the award

  • Logo of bird for WTBAOne school developed a reading culture that was not present previously.
  • Another converted a group of girls to a traditional 'boys' writer.
  • All schools have said that pupils (and some teachers and librarians) have read books they otherwise would not have read.
  • The intention was to stretch our boundaries and the WTBA has done just that.


  • Titles published from November one year through to the following October
  • Aimed at readers aged 11 to 14
  • Cannot be a sequel.

Pupils vote in school to whittle down to a shortlist of six.

Books are read over Spring term and votes collated for the final announcement

Although we encourage pupils to read as many of the titles as possible, we will accept votes if pupils have not read the lot, but still get excited by what they have read.

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See also in our website

External websites

  • BBC Learning
    Online learning resources
  • Bookstart
    Encouraging parents and carers to enjoy books with children
  • Federation of Children's Book Groups 
    An established national group. Be part of this dynamic team to bring books and authors to your school.
  • Reading Connects, a DfES-funded National Reading Campaign initiative, seeks to support schools in building their own reading culture.

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This page was last reviewed 11 April 2014 at 11:47.
The page is next due for review 8 October 2015.