The inaugural year of the Scottish Teenage Book Prize has three books up for the honor. The prize is run by the Scottish Book Trust with support from Creative Scotland. £500 goes to each shortlisted book and then the winner receives £3000. The winner is selected via a vote by children aged 12-16 across Scotland.
Here are the shortlisted titles:
The Last Soldier by Keith Gray
Black Cairn Point by Claire McFall
Silver Skin by Joan Lennon