YA Book Prize shortlist 2018
The Winter Book Challenge runs from 3 January to 19 March 2017 and is open to children and young people from the ages of 0 to 17. Register now at your local Southwark library and collect your reading log. To complete the challenge under 12s will read 10 books and those aged 12-17 will read 5 books. This booklist offers some themed suggestions but you don't have to stick to the list - pick any book of your choice. These choices include some titles from the Southwark Book Award Shortlist 2017.
Author Patrick Ness has written fiction for both adults and young adults. Ness won the annual Carnegie Medal from the British librarians both in 2011 and in 2012, for Monsters of Men and A Monster Calls, recognising each as the best new book for children or young adults published in the UK. Collected here are his young adult titles, which will include The Rest of Us Just Live Here which will be published in October 2015.