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Leeds Book Awards 2011
2011 AWARD WINNERS:
- 9-11 Category: Mortlock by Jon Mayhew
- 11-14 Category: The Dead by David Gatward
- Breezereads 14-16 Category: Angel by L A Weatherly
For full details of the finale events please see our events page.
The 2011 shortlists contain a great selection of books:
- Elen Caldecott, How Ali Ferguson Saved Houdini
- Katie Davies, The Great Hamster Massacre
- Sophie McKenzie, Time Train to the Blitz
- Jon Mayhew, Mortlock
- Andrew Newbound, Demon Strike
- Christine and Christopher Russell, The Quest of the Warrior Sheep
- Teresa Flavin, The Blackhope Enigma
- David Gatward, The Dead
- Candy Gourlay, Tall Story
- Chris Priestley, The Dead of Winter
- Laura Summers, Desperate Measures
- Jenny Valentine, The Double Life of Cassiel Roadnight
- Malorie Blackman, Boys Don't Cry
- Helen Grant, The Glass Demon
- Matt Haig, The Radleys
- William Hussey, Dawn of the Demontide
- Paul Magrs, Diary of a Doctor Who Addict
- L A Weatherly, Angel
For full details of the shortlisted books and their authors, please go to the shortlists page.
Want to take part? Here's how:
You get to be the judge!
Look at the shortlist categories on this website and choose which list is best for you.
We have 3 categories to choose from:
- Best Book for 9-11 year olds
- Best Book for 11-14 year olds
- The Breezereads Award - Best Book for 14-16 year olds
Find out more about Breezereads at www.breezeleeds.org/pg/3/Breezereads.
Read the books and talk about them with your friends, teachers, carers and librarians.
Look at the authors' (or their publishers') websites to find out more about them and all the books they have written.
Look at the reviews on this website to see what others think and have your say.
Decide which is your favourite book and VOTE!
- You can vote for your favourite book in your local library or through your Leeds Book Awards school book group.
- Voting won't close until Friday 29th April 2011, so don't worry, there is plenty of time to make up your mind.
- When all the votes have been counted, the winners will be announced on Tuesday 24th May 2011.
There will be a celebration day and Awards ceremonies on Tuesday 24th May 2011, and some of the shortlisted authors will be there for you to meet.
So, start reading, and most of all... have fun!!!
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