Shortlists for the UK Literacy Association (UKLA) awards have been announced. There are several titles of genre interest in the 12-16 year category:
- The Poet X, Elizabeth Acevedo (Egmont Electric Monkey)
- After the Fire, Will Hill (Usborne)
- Mary’s Monster: Love, Madness and How Mary Shelley Created Frankenstein, Lita Judge (Wren & Rook)
- Long Way Down, Jason Reynolds (Faber)
The UKLA awards are “the only national book awards which are judged by teachers.” Winners will be announced on July 12, 2019 during the UKLA International Conference at the Sheffield Hallam University in Sheffield, UK.
For more information, see the UKLA website.
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