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YA Book Prize shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2021 YA Book Prize has been announced, with all the books available to borrow from the library at TCA.

The prize celebrates great books for teenagers and young adults and aims to get more teens reading and buying books.

The shortlisted books are:

  • Wranglestone by Darren Charlton
  • Good Girl, Bad Blood by Holly Jackson
  • And the Stars Were Burning Brightly by Danielle Jawando
  • Eight Pieces of Silva by Patrice Lawrence
  • Loveless by Alice Oseman
  • The Great Godden by Meg Rosoff
  • Melt My Heart by Bethany Rutter
  • Hold Back the Tide by Melinda Salisbury
  • Cane Warriors by Alex Wheatle
  • A Snowfall of Silver by Laura Wood

Read the first chapter from each book here.