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CODE's Burt Literary Awards

The Burt Award is a literary award and readership initiative that recognizes excellence in young adult literature and provides young readers with engaging books that they want to read.

 

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Meet the Authors

Nov 03, 2017

Winners of CODE’s Burt Award for Caribbean Young Adult Literature in Trinidad and Tobago, November 9-13, 2017.


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CODE Announces the Winner of the Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature All-Stars

Sep 29, 2017

CODE is proud to announce the winner, the honour book, and the finalists for the 2017 Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature: All-Stars. The National Book Development Council of Kenya in partnership with CODE hosted a fun-filled award ceremony for the authors and publishers in Nairobi on Sept 29.


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Shortlist for CODE’s 2017 Burt Award for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Literature Announced

Sep 24, 2017

CODE is proud to announce the shortlist for its 5 th annual Burt Award for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Young Adult Lit.

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Rewriting the story for global literacy with thanks to our partnerships:

Children’s Book Project for TanzaniaChildren’s Book Project for TanzaniaCODE-EthiopiaNational Book Development Council of Kenya

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Number of titles awarded
89


Number of books donated
225,000+


Number of beneficiary schools
1,500+