'The Ghost Drum' by Susan Price was awarded the Carnegie Medal

What is the Carnegie Medal?


The Carnegie Medal and the Kate Greenaway Medal are awarded annually by children's librarians, the Carnegie for 'an outstanding book for young people,' and the Greenaway for an outstanding illustrated book for young people.


They are the oldest and most prestigious book awards given in Britain for children and young people's books.


Former winners include C. S. Lewis, Phillip Pullman, Terry Pratchett -- and Susan Price.