Young Teen Fiction

And the winner is...

Gareth P Jones for 'Death or Ice Cream?'

Gareth, who attended YTF Celebration Day on 4th July 2017 as guest author, said that he was 'delighted (and stunned) to win'.

Gareth went on to thank all those who nominated him for the shortlist and who voted for him to win.

Final results

  • 1st - Death or Ice Cream? by Gareth P Jones
  • 2nd - Salt to the Sea by Ruth Sepetys
  • 3rd - The Bone Sparrow by Zana Fraillon
  • 4th - Midnight Gang by David Walliams
  • 5th - A Seven Letter Word by Kim Slater
  • 6th - Girl Online: Going Solo by Zoe Sugg

Many thanks to the 29 schools who participated in YTF17 (14 of whom attended Celebration Day) and to the following schools who made short films to promote the shortlisted titles:

Kingsmead School, King Edward VI's School (Lichfield), John Taylor High School, Chesterton Community College, Cheslyn Hay High School and Codsall High Federation of Schools.

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