Surbiton High School

Carnegie Season has began

Yesterday, both the Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medal nominations were announced.

For those not in the know, these medals are awarded for the year’s most outstanding work of fiction written for young people (the Carnegie Medal) and picture book written for children (Kate Greenaway).

The initial nominations are, for the first time, to be whittled down to a longlist by the judging panel, and then reduced even further to a final shortlist of eight in March 2014. The panel comprises librarians who are members of CILIP (that’s Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals to you), whereas suggestions for the …read more