Out of 100 nominated books, five were shortlisted:
* Looking for JJ, by Anne Cassidy;
* The Star of Kazan, by Eva Ibbotson;
* Airborn, by Kenneth Oppel;
* Tamar, by Mal Peet;
* Montmorency, by Eleanor Updale.
Pupils from each of the council's eight secondary schools gave presentations, including dramatised excerpts, on the five nominated books which had been debated and voted for by hundreds of pupils.
Book tokens were presented to the best book review from each school, with Louise Haldane from Graeme High named as overall winner.