The Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize celebrates the best books that communicate science to young people.
The prize is open to books in which science is a substantial aspect of the book’s content, narrative or theme and which are written for young people aged up to 14. Books submitted for the prize must have been first published in English in the calendar years 2008, 2009 or 2010. The authors of the shortlisted books each receive £1,000 and the winner receives £10,000.
See http://royalsociety.org/awards/young-people/ for further details.