Worcestershire Teen Book Award (WTBA)

WTBA 2017 to 2018

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Library staff will bring a selection of new books into school and students look at these and opt for their favourites. These will make up the shortlist for the award. Young people then have from November to February to read these six books before voting for their favourite title.

A ceremony on Tuesday 20 March 2018, in the Council Chamber, County Hall, Worcester will announce the winner

Contact SLS if you would like to be part of this year's award.

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Criteria:

  • this award is for books aimed at readers in years 7 to 9
  • to be eligible, the books must published from November one year through to the following October and must not be a sequel
  • pupils then 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.

This activity is accredited for pupils participating in Children's University.

Worcestershire Children's University

Worcestershire Children's University

Previous year's winners

View the previous Worcestershire Teen Book Award (WTBA) winners