Great Reads Award 2017

Watch our Social Media pages for information on the current longlist.  The Reading Panel (list on “About” page) are busy reading the longlist for the summer.  The shortlist will be announced at the beginning of September.  It is going to be a tough choice and thank you to all the publishers who supplied copies of the titles.


We are delighted to announce the winners of GRA 2017:-

Senior Winner & “Most Read”:- One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus

Junior Winner:- Wing Jones by Katherine Webber; “Most Read”:- The Hypnotist by Laurence Anholt & The Girl in Between by Sarah Carroll

Thank you to the students who voted from all around Ireland.   Photos of the Awards Ceremony are on this website and on our Social Media pages.  Next shortlist will be announced in September 2018.

Meanwhile enjoy reading and have your say! #GRAIrl

Shortlist GRA2017 with ISBNs

See the list of our sponsors (below) who are offering great discounts on class sets of the titles above.









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Congratulations to the winners of the first year Great Reads Awards (2016):

Junior Category – Moira Fowley-Doyle for The Accident Season

Senior Category – Lisa Williamson for The Art of Being Normal

Knights of the Borrowed Dark by Dave Rudden was the “Most Read” title.