Category Archive: Scottish Teenage Book Prize

Filming Book Trailers Begins for Scottish Teenage Book Prize pupils 23 January 2020

The Scottish Teenage Book Prize pupils began filming their book trailers on Thursday 23 January. These will be shown  during an S3 assembly and also in the March S1 book talks. The focus is on a sad scene in One Shot by Tanya Landman.  Kourtney read the words. The music is Bella’s Lullaby piano from …

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Mrs Lee Judges the Scottish Teenage Book Prize Graphic Adaptations 22 January 2020

Mrs Lee in the Art department is the judge of our in-school Scottish Teenage Book Prize competition and she spent time looking and judging the art work on 22 January. The three shortlisted books from Scottish Book Trust have all been read by the S3 pupils and they have created graphic adaptations of favourite scenes …

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Great Graphic Work from the Scottish Teenage Book Prize Group 17 January 2020

Kiko & Jamie sit in their flat in California. It is Kiko’s birthday & they order pizza…  From Kelly & Irena in the S3 Scottish Teenage Book Prize group and from Starfish by Akemi Dawn Bowman, which is one of the shortlisted books. Kelly & Irena in S3 are the creators of this fantastic graphic …

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Scottish Teenage Book Prize Pupils 9 January 2020

Our Scottish Teenage Book Prize pupils were busy during the first session of the new term on Thursday 9 January, finishing graphic work on favourite scenes from the shortlisted books. Next, is planning film trailers, which will be shared at an S3 assembly. Film! Camera! Action! 📽️📚😀.

Scottish Teenage Book Prize Shortlisted Author – Akemi Dawn Bowman – 19 December 2019

It was a very early start on the morning of Thursday 19 December with cake for our Scottish Teenage Book Prize pupils and our VIP – a chocolate vegan mirror cake shining on a dark and cold morning. Author Akemi Dawn Bowman visited us! From Las Vegas to Scotland and Elgin and meant excitements all …

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Scottish Teenage Book Prize Displays 16 December 2019

The Scottish Teenage Book Prize pupils spent some time during the last week of term creating a display of their writing, reviews and art work. All based on the shortlisted books and for all in the library to enjoy. There are lots to read and view on the display, which is a work in progress …

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Scottish Teenage Book Prize session and BIG news about a VIP soon 12 December 2019

Another discussing, drawing and enjoying the books in the Scottish Teenage Book Prize session on 12 December. Pupils are now on to third book each on the shortlist by Tanya Landman,  Dawn Akemi Bowman and John Wagner – And.. BIG news about a VIP next week to meet the pupils.

Scottish Teenage Book Prize session – festive music, socks and sketches – 6 December 2019

The Scottish Teenage Book Prize session on Friday 6 December was very relaxed and was a good way to end an incredibly busy week. Sketching for the graphic art work on the scenes from the shortlisted books by Tanya Landman,  Dawn Akemi Bowman and John Wagner – to festive music.  Irena’s socks added to the mood …

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Scottish Teenage Book Prize – Comic Adaptations begin – 28 November 2019

On Thursday 28 November, the session with the Scottish Teenage Book Prize pupils was all about comic adaptations of favourite scenes from the shortlist. Thanks to @metaphrog for resources 🌟👍. Chloe and Leah were busy planning and sharing ideas for a brand new scene in Rok of the Reds! Our Scottish Teenage Book Prize session …

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Scottish Teenage Book Prize pupils Blether about the Shortlist – Book Week Scotland – 21 November 2019

The session with the Scottish Teenage Book Prize pupils on Thursday 21 November was all about sharing the shortlisted books with each other. A bit of a Blether and… a balloon or two too. Because it is Book Week Scotland all week. 🎊💜📚😆!

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