STBP 2018: Register and Vote


The Scottish Teenage Book Prize is a project delivered by Scottish Book Trust celebrating the very best in Scottish teen fiction and encouraging reading for pleasure amongst teenagers. The winning book is voted for entirely by pupils in schools and libraries across Scotland.


Key Dates

30 August 2017: Shortlist announced

8 February 2018: Voting deadline. Also the deadline for entering our exciting competitions

28 February 2018: Winner announced


How to take part

Learning professionals across Scotland sign their pupils up to read and vote for the shortlisted books.

Taking part is very simple, just follow these steps:

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Sign up your class or book group online by clicking the ‘Register Now’ button below and completing the simple registration form.

If you register by Friday 22 September, you have a chance to win a free set of the shortlisted books (one copy of each of the three books)!

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Enjoy reading the three shortlisted books. Books can be purchased from any local retailer or borrowed from your local library.

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Have fun with creative learning by using our free accompanying learning resources and entering our exciting competitions. We also have a video with each shortlisted author reading from their book and answering some questions.

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All votes should be submitted online, using the voting form created when you registered.  Once you have registered, you can cast your votes at any time up to the deadline on 8 February 2018 at 5pm.

Simply log into your Scottish Book Trust account and click on the projects tab in your user profile. Here you will see a list of projects you have participated in. Click on the voting link for The Scottish Teenage Book Prize 2018 to access your voting form. Fill in the number of votes for each book and click to submit the votes.

Please note that you must submit all votes for your group at the same time. If you need to change the number of votes you have, please email before attempting to vote. Please do not make a second registration.