The Excelsior Award is split up into four different shortlists:
- Excelsior Award White, for students aged 9 and over (Key Stage 2)
- Excelsior Award Blue, for students aged 11 and over (Key Stage 3)
- Excelsior Award Red, for students aged 14 and over (Key Stage 4)
- Excelsior Award Black, for students aged 16 and over (Sixth Form)
Each shortlist consists of three books (graphic novels and/or manga) that will cost no more than £45.
Click on the logos below to see the full shortlists for 2023.