Books Reading And Writing Awards 2010 are looking for keen readers [S1-4] to be judges in this years awards.

As a judge you will be asked to read three books between now and Christmas, you will also write a small review for each book and discuss books with your fellow judges at a break time convenient to all. Participating pupil judges will then vote for their favourite book. Knox Academy's winner from the shortlist will then go against the favourite of other participating Scottish schools, with the overall winner announced in February 2011.

The awards run by Scottish Book Trust and sponsored by Royal Mail are in their fifth successful year and grow in strength each year.

The shortlisted titles for secondary pupils are:

Crossing the Line by Gillian Philip

Grass by Cathy MacPhail


The Witching Hour by Elizabeth Laird

For further information and to register to be a judge please see Mr Plain by Friday 5th November 2010.