Friday 25 February: We are currently upgrading the 'Group Leaders' section of the website. You will not be able to register or log in during this time.
Welcome to the Librarians and Teacher’s area of the CILIP
Carnegie and Greenaway shadowing web site. The shadowing scheme
invites children and young people to read the shortlisted books,
assess them by the same criteria
used by the librarian judges, and share their views with other
If you are new to the scheme, the first thing you need to do
is register using the
The winners of the 2009
Medals were announced on 25 June.
The shortlists for the 2010 Medals will be available from late
April 2010. In the meantime you may like to use this year’s
shortlists as a practice run or read and review past winning books
from the Living
Archive. You can also find visual literacy and reader activities
in the Resources
area of this site.
Please familiarise yourself with this area of the website –
it contains information and resources to help you run your shadowing
group. For example, the ideas
section suggests a range of activities you can do which are linked
If you want to publicise shadowing within your school or library
you can download
bookmarks, membership cards, certificates and templates and NEW
in 2009 there are also downloadable door hangers. You can also
find some advice on publicising
your group in your local press.
You can find advice on how to get hold of the books in the book
Finally, you may also want to explore the Living
Archive, where you can write reviews and tag all
past winning books. There are free Reading
Resources available, designed to encourage readers
to explore and interact with past winners.
If you have registered for the scheme you should have already
received a letter or an e-mail message giving you a username and
These enable you to login and make changes to your group details.
If you do not have your username and password, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you haven't already registered your Shadowing Group for the
scheme register your group online now.