"Inspiring young people to read"

Key Dates

All nominated books must be published between July 2019 and June 2020. These are the dates that the book was first published in the UK.


Schools must forward nominations for both categories to us before or on the closing date of Friday 2nd July, 2021.


12th July 2021
Longlist announced and voting for shortlist opens.

26th November 2021
Shortlist voting closes.

6th December 2021
Shortlist announced and voting for winner opens.

11th February 2022
Voting closes.

March 2022 (tbc)
Winners announced.