Entries in the Older Readers category may be fiction, drama or poetry and should be appropriate in style and content for readers in their secondary years of schooling. Ages 13-18 years.

Winner: Neverlanders / Tom Taylor
Honour: Completely normal (and other lies) / Biffy James
Honour: The other side of tomorrow / Hayley Lawrence

Note: Books in this category are for mature readers and some may deal with particularly challenging themes including violence and suicide. Parental guidance is recommended.