Awards & Prizes

Read More Prize – Prémio Ler+ (Portugal)

The Ler + Prize, worth € 10,000, aims to recognize the work done to improve the reading levels of the Portuguese and to promote a taste for reading and writing. This prize, established by the National Reading Plan 2017-2027, aims Read More …

Book Prizes (Scotland)

The Bookbug Picture Book Prize and the Scottish Teenage Book Prize encourage children and young people to vote for their favourite Scottish books. The picture books are given out in the Bookbug Primary 1 Family Bag to every child in Read More …

BookTrust’s prizes (United Kingdom)

Children’s Laureate The role of Children’s Laureate is awarded once every two years to an eminent writer or illustrator of children’s books to celebrate outstanding achievement in their field. Lauren Child is the Waterstones Children’s Laureate 2017-2019 after being honoured Read More …

De Inktaap – The Inkmonkey (Netherlands)

De Inktaap is a Dutch reading promotion project for 15-18 year olds and it is also the name of the award. The students read the three books which were awarded the three major Dutch literary awards. The students participate with Read More …

De Jonge Jury (The Young Jury)

The Young Jury is, with almost 7,000 members, the largest reading club in Flanders. Its members, aged between 4 and 16, read ten recent books, discuss their reading experiences to then select their favourite books. This jury is wholly devoted Read More …

New Writers Awards (Scotland)

Each year, Scottish Book Trust works with a carefully selected group of writers who have yet to publish a full-length work. Awardees receive a bursary, as well as tailored support including mentoring, performance training, time at a writers’ retreat and Read More …

PHILIPP The Reading Award (Austria)

In cooperation with the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education and Women’s Affairs and Hofer, the Buchklub searched for the best reading projects in the school year 2016 that make people read together: in pairs, in groups, in class, in school, Read More …

Lese-Kicker (Germany)

The award for the best German speaking football children book and football youth book is awarded in every second year – when the World Cup or the European Championship take place. We want to highlight football books as we are Read More …

The Avid Reader Award (Norway)

Bokslukerprisen (the Avid Reading Award) is a reading incentive award for 6th grade students, which focuses on the joy of reading. The award was established in 2014. The participating classes receive anthologies of Norwegian novels written for the age group Read More …

The Norvegian Youth Literature Award (Norway)

Uprisen – the Norwegian Youth Literature Award – was established in 2007, and is a collaboration between Foreningen !les, The Norwegian Festival of Literature and “The Cultural Rucksack” (“Den kulturelle skolesekken”, a national programme for art and culture). This is Read More …

The Young Critic’s Award (Norway)

Ungdommens kritikerpris (the Young Critics’ Award) is a high school literary award, which was established in 2005. A jury of professional critics nominate eight novels for adults, and seven jury classes are chosen to read and discuss the books within Read More …

Swiss Children’s And Youth Media Award

The Swiss Children’s and Youth Media Award is awarded every two years by the umbrella association Swiss Teachers LCH and the Swiss Association of Children’s and Youth Media SIKJM to outstanding works of children’s literature. The prize is endowed with 10,000 francs, Read More …

Prix Enfantaisie (ISJM)

The «Prix Enfantaisie» gives children the opportunity to choose a book from a selection that they would like to celebrate. The Enfantaisie Prize thus aims at two main objectives. First, listen to what children have to say about books and Read More …