The Booktrust Teenage Prize celebrates the best contemporary writing for teenagers in the UK. The winner of the 2008 Booktrust Teenage Prize is The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness.
The Costa Book Awards recognize some of the most enjoyable books of the year and are prestigious and popular literary prizes in the UK. Here is the shortlist for the 2008 Costa Children's Award:
Ostrich Boys by Keith Gray
The Carbon Diaries by Saci Lloyd
Just Henry by Michelle Magorian
Broken Soup by Jenny Valentine
Unfortunately, I haven't read any of these books. :o( But of course I would like to read them all! I better go to the nearest bookstore and hunt these books down...
Which books have you read? What did you think of them? :o)