The Award

The Brilliant Book Award is managed by the Nottinghamshire Education Library Service and supported by The Bookcase at Lowdham.  

The timetable for the award runs from September 2023 to March 2024 and is open to KS3 students in schools in Nottinghamshire, Nottingham City and Derbyshire.

Schools can submit suggested titles for the longlist until June 2023

The shortlisted titles will be announced in November 2023

Students in participating schools then read all of the shortlisted books and vote for their favourite title.

The winner will be announced in March 2024

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