Over the moon to announce that this morning our graphic novel, ILLEGAL, won the 2021 RED Book Award!
RED stands for Read, Enjoy, Discuss. The annual Red Books Award is organised by the excellent Falkirk Library Services and aim to encourage reading and debate in their secondary schools. The winner is voted for by pupils in Falkirk schools.
#TeamIllegal were honoured to be on such an amazing shortlist alongside these fab authors and their brilliant books…
Summer Bird Blue by Akemi Dawn Bowman
A Pocketful of Stars by Aisha Bushby
My Name’s Not Friday by Jon Walter
Thank you to Yvonne Manning and all the teachers and librarians who did such a great job of organising the award over the www for obvious Covid reasons. It was lovely to virtually meet you all. Thank you to all the schools that took part and to everyone who voted for us.
If you’re looking on social media then the hashtag for this year’s awards is #REDawards15. (The awards are 15 years old.)