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Young People's Book Prize

In 2018, 6,000 young people from over 350 schools and youth groups all across the UK will cast votes for their favourite science book from a brilliant shortlist of 6 books chosen by a panel of adult judges from entries submitted by publishers. 

Explore the shortlist and prize below, or contact us at sciencebooks@royalsociety.org.

Last year, scientist, TV presenter and author Robert Winston’s book Home Lab was chosen by children as the winning book for the Royal Society’s Young People’s Book Prize 2017.

Shortlist 2018

About the prize

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