Guardian children's fiction prize 2015

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If the real world isn't censored – why should fiction be?
Last week author Lynne Reid Banks criticised the choice of David Almond’s A Song for Ella Grey as winner of the Guardian children’s fiction prize 2015. Site members ConfessionsofaBookLover and Lottie Longshanks respond

ConfessionsofaBookLover and Lottie Longshanks

07, Dec, 2015 @1:59 PM

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David Almond’s fiction prizewinner is for grownups of 17, not children | Letter from Lynne Reid Banks
Letters: Lesbian love, swearing, drinking – A Song for Ella Grey is not a book for people up to the age of 12

Letters

30, Nov, 2015 @8:20 PM

A Song for Ella Grey by David Almond – review
Read Megan Foley’s Guardian young critics 2015 award-winning review

Megan Foley

19, Nov, 2015 @7:30 PM

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Young critics competition group runners up 2015 – the reviews
Read the reviews of the Guardian children’s fiction award 2015 longlisted books which won Queen Mary’s High School, the runner up prize in our groups category of the young critics competition

Guruleen, Meg, Symran, Victoria, Jenna, Anya

19, Nov, 2015 @7:30 PM

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Young critics competition groups winners 2015 - the reviews
Read the winning reviews of the Guardian children’s fiction award 2015 longlisted books by year 6 students at Holt primary school in Norfolk

Charlotte, Niamh, Matthew, Giacomo, Nat, Noah and May

19, Nov, 2015 @7:30 PM

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My Name’s not Friday by Jon Walter - review
Read Cara Exall’s Guardian young critics 2015 award-winning review

Cara Exall

19, Nov, 2015 @7:30 PM

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El Deafo by Cece Bell - review
Read Rhys Ponsford’s Guardian young critics 2015 award-winning review

Rhys Ponsford

19, Nov, 2015 @7:30 PM

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The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge - review
Read Olivia Sample’s Guardian young critics 2015 award-winning review

Olivia Sample

19, Nov, 2015 @7:30 PM

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A Song for Ella Grey by David Almond – review
Read Sara El-Khamlichi’s Guardian young critics 2015 award-winning review

Sara El-Khamlichi

19, Nov, 2015 @7:30 PM

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Apple and Rain by Sarah Crossan - review
Read Elizabeth Knappett’s Guardian young critics 2015 award-winning review

Elizabeth Knappett

19, Nov, 2015 @7:30 PM

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Five Children On the Western Front by Kate Saunders – review
Read Wilkie Dickinson-Sparkes’ Guardian young critics 2015 award-winning review

Wilkie Dickinson-Sparkes

19, Nov, 2015 @7:30 PM

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All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven – review
Read Hannah Mulcahy’s Guardian young critics 2015 award-winning review

Hannah Mulcahy

19, Nov, 2015 @7:30 PM

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