The CILIP Carnegie Medal 2021

The CILIP Carnegie Medal is the UK's oldest and most prestigious children's book award

Awarded by children’s librarians for an outstanding book written in English for children and young people.


Look Both Ways by Jason Reynolds  ISBN: 978-1999642594

Also announced was the winner of the Shadower’s Choice Award


Run, Rebel by Manjeet Mann (Penguin Random House Children’s) ISBN: 978-0241411421

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