The Amazing Book Awards

Shoreham Academy, Kingston Lane, Shoreham-by-Sea, BN43 6YT

Important Upcoming Dates

Friday 17th Dec. - Long Long List Submission Deadline
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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

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    Welcome to the Home of the ABAs

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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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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

Award Nights are very special to us, all our active students and schools are welcome to come and meet their finalist 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.

Our Latest Posts

Keep up to date with all our news. Read our latest Blog Posts here...

We’re BACK baby!!

Good afternoon! We are thrilled to get in touch with you about the first phase of this years’ Amazing Book Awards! Following on from our vi

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The 2021 Awards

Wow!! Where do we start. Okay, so we know 2020 and (if we're honest) 2021 haven't exactly been the best few years. But, hay, the ABAs are still

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The Shortlists are Here!!

We are absolutely thrilled with the wide range of titles that have been nominated this year, and we really hope you are too. Keep following