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    Welcome to the Home of The Amazing Book Awards

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    The Fastest Growing YA Book Awards in the UK

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    Where Only the Students Can Choose the Winners

What are the ABAs?

We are the fastest growing Young Adult Book Awards in the UK. Founded in 2011 Student Voice is the cornerstone of our awards. Only the students choose the Shortlist, and only the students choose the winners.

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Contact Us

Don't miss out, join us today. Email aba@shoreham-academy.org for membership information.

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Make sure you keep up-to-date with the latest information from ABA HQ and follow us on Twitter. @SussexABA

The Awards Nights

The Awards night themselves are a huge mix of fun and laughter, with over 4,000 people having attended since 2011.

Student Led Awards

Our Award Nights are very special to us, all our participating students and schools are welcome to come and meet their favourite authors.

Prizes Gallore

We run lots of competitions every year, and it's always lovely to see the students collect their ABA Goodie Bags.


We sell lots of awesome merchandise every year through a mail-order system and on ABA Night.

Latest news

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The ABAs 2017 – Awards Night

Wow! Oh wow!! What a night! Over 550 people came along to Shoreham Academy this year to meet the wonderful authors C.J. Daugherty, Helen Dennis

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The 2017 Long List

We are very excited to announce, after a highly successful meeting, the 2017 ABA Long List. And what a list it is! Wow!! A Song for Ell

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The 2016 Awards Night

Woweee! What an amazing night! The 5th Amazing Book Awards, was without doubt the best one yet! Over 500 people made their way to Shoreham Academ

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