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Surrey Book Awards


This is the launch page for the readers' choice literary awards programs sponsored by Surrey Schools.


Surrey Schools’ Book of the Year

2021-2022 Nominees:

  • Accidental Trouble Magnet
  • The Barren Grounds
  • Becoming Muhammad Ali
  • City Spies
  • The Fabulous Zed Watson
  • Go With the Flow
  • If We Were Giants
  • Stand Up, Yumi Chung!
  • Starfish
  • When Stars are Scattered

Last Year’s Winner:


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Surrey Schools’ Picture Book of the Year

2021-2022 Nominees:

  • Barnabus Project
  • Bear and the Moon
  • Bear Came Along
  • Golden Threads
  • I Talk Like a River
  • Many Colors of Harpreet Singh
  • My Day with Gong Gong
  • Swashby and the Sea
  • This Way, Charlie
  • Unicorns are the Worst

Last Year’s Winner:

Old Rock (is not boring)


Surrey Schools’ Narrative Nonfiction Book of the Year

2021-2022 Nominees:

  • Dinosaurs are not Extinct
  • Facts vs Opinions vs Robots 
  • Fauja Singh Keeps Going
  • Ocean: Waves for All
  • Our Subway Baby
  • Run Salmon Run  
  • Spirit of Springer
  • Stand Like a Cedar
  • This is How I Know
  • Yusra Swims

Last Year’s Winner:

Titan and the Wild Boars

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Surrey Teens Read

2021-2022 Nominees:

  • The Brave 
  • Concrete Rose  
  • The Firekeeper's Daughter  
  • A Good Girl's Guide to Murder
  • The Inheritance Games 
  • The Invention of Sophie Carter
  • None Shall Sleep
  • Parachutes
  • Serpent & Dove
  • They Went Left 

Last Year’s Winner:

A curse so dark and lonely

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