Category Archive: Scottish Teenage Book Prize

Scottish Teenage Book Prize Pupils planning for S1 book talks 20 February 2020

Our S3 Scottish Teenage Book Prize pupils are now busy planning their book talks for next month. All about the 3 shortlisted books.  Look out for the S1 book talk programme #takeover in March. Rok of the Reds by John Wagner; One Shot by Tanya Landman and  Starfish by Akemi Dawn Bowman.

Lights, Camera, Action – Scottish Teenage Book Prize Book Trailers Presented – 13 February 2020

Lights, camera and action on Thursday 13 february…. our Scottish Teenage Book Prize pupils presented their book trailers.  One Shot by Tanya Landman. 🎬📽️📚. The pupils will be taking over the S1 book talk programme next month. Featuring the three shortlisted books. Stills from the book trailer of Starfish by Dawn Akemi Bowman and created …

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Voting Time! Scottish Teenage Book Prize 30 January 2020

Voting time! Thursday 30 January was time to find out the #teamEA winner of the Scottish Teenage Book Prize. Ballot slips, the ballot box and pupils were ready and our pupils went to the polls this morning. Or, to the ballot box 🗳️ 😆. Michael & Kourtney were Counting Supervisors and then, Kornelia, as Returning …

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Scottish Teenage Book Prize Pupils Continue Book Trailer Filming 24 January 2020

The Scottish Teenage Book Prize pupils continued  filming their book trailers on Friday 24 January. These will be shown  during an S3 assembly and also in the March S1 book talks. Conlan is Rok of the Reds! One of the shortlisted books  by John Wagner & Alan Grant.

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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