"Inspiring young people to read"


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.

This year we have 2 nomination categories:

The Bucks Book Award for Children & The Sue Harris YA Prize. 

Schools must forward nominations for both categories to us before or on the closing date of Friday 23rd October, 2020.


23 October 2020
Closing dates for nominations for both award categories

2nd November 2020
Longlist announced and voting for shortlist opens.

18th December 2020
Shortlist voting closes.

5th January 2021
Shortlist announced and voting for winner opens.

March (tbc)
Voting closes and Winner announced.