Category Archives: Awards

Branford Boase Award 2016 – shortlist announced

The Branford Boase Award is given to the author and editor of an outstanding debut novel for seven year-olds and upwards. It has an impressive record of identifying talented authors at the start of their careers. Meg Rosoff, who recently won the Astrid … Continue reading

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UKLA Book Awards 2016 Shortlist

The aim of the UKLA Book Awards is to celebrate children’s books. These awards are unique as they are judged entirely by teachers, who are able to share the books with their classes and determine what works with young readers. Sixty … Continue reading

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Carnegie Medal and Kate Greenaway shortlists 2016 announced

The shortlist for the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Children’s Book Awards was announced yesterday. The Carnegie Medal is dominated by teen-fiction this year with the following titles being available on RM Books: One by Sarah Crossan There Will Be … Continue reading

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YA Book Prize 2016 shortlist out now

The shortlist for the YA Book Prize 2016 was announced yesterday. The YA Book Prize was set up by The Bookseller Magazine to celebrate the wide diversity of YA books being written in the UK and Ireland. Congratulations to Bloomsbury … Continue reading

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Oxfordshire Book Awards

We are delighted to be attending the Oxfordshire Book Awards today at Abingdon School. The Oxfordshire Book Awards is a popular reading shadowing scheme. In a similar manner to the Carnegie Medal, a long list of titles are nominated and … Continue reading

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The Carnegie Medal and shadowing in your school

About the Carnegie Medal The Carnegie Medal is a British literary award that is presented annually to an author of an outstanding new book for children or young adults. It is awarded by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) and was established in … Continue reading

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RM Books shortlisted for The Bookseller’s Industry Awards in the E-book Retailer of the Year category

The shortlists for this year’s Bookseller’s Industry Awards have been revealed, with 127 shortlisted candidates in 20 categories. Nigel Roby, The Bookseller publisher and CEO, praised the “extraordinarily high” quality of the 2014 entries. He said: “Our judges had some … Continue reading

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