Earlier today the School Library Association (SLA) announced the shortlist for the 2014 Information Book Award!
Schools will be invited to take part in the Children’s Choice voting from June to mid-September. The award ceremony will take place in the autumn and is sponsored by Hachette Children’s Books and is supported by Peters Books & Furniture.
The Information Book Award is an annual event, in its fourth year and is a major development for information books, being designed to support school libraries and to reinforce the importance of non-fiction whilst highlighting the high standard of resources available.
Posters will be made available to schools to advertise the shortlist and downloads will also be available for wider use. During mid-June to mid-September schools will be invited to register with the voting website (www.sla.org.uk/vote) and children can choose their own ‘Children’s Choice’ favourites in each category, plus voting for an overall winner.
The shortlisted titles are available as three individual packs – under 7s, 7-12 and 12-16 – from children’s book specialists, Peters Books & Furniture.
In support of the awards, Peters will: