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Winner of the Hampshire Book Award 2018

Winner of the Hampshire Book Award 2018

by Hampshire School Library Service - (SLS HQ) -
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We are delighted to announce that 'Instructions for a Second-Hand Heart'  has won the School Library Service Hampshire Book Award 2018.

43 Secondary Schools from across Hampshire took part in this years award.  Pupils had 15 weeks to read and discuss the six shortlisted titles . The grande finale was Thursday 28th June, with pupils from different schools coming together in 5 venues across the county  to discuss and vote for their favourite . 


There was a shortlist of 6 titles

Fir by Sharon Gosling

A Dangerous Crossing by Jane Mitchell

The Island at the End of Everything by Kiran Millwood Hargrave  

Between the Lies by Cathy MacPhail

A Seven Letter Word by Kim Slater

Instructions for a Second-Hand Heart by Tamsyn Murray

Thank you to Court Moor School, Harrow Way School, Crookhorn College, Kings School and Applemore College for hosting Voting day events and thank you to everyone who took part this year.