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Young Adult Reader Reviews - Australia

Last Updated: March 2017


CBCA Book Of The Year Older Readers

CILIP Carnegie Children's Book Award 

ALA Newberry Medal Prime Minister's Literary Awards - Young Adult Fiction

CBC website

CILIP Carnegie website

 Newberry Medal

2017 Short List announced on      Tuesday 28 March 2017

Winners announced on Friday 18 August 2017


Book Week theme  Escape to Everywhere

2017 Short List 

Winners announced on Monday 19 June 2017

Sputnik's Guide To Life On Earth cover image

Frank Cottrell-Boyce
Sputnik's Guide To Life On Earth

The Bone Sparrow cover image

Zana Fraillon
The Bone Sparrow

The smell of other peoples houses cover image

Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock
The Smell Of Other People's Houses

The stars at Oktober bend cover image

Glenda Millard
The Stars At Oktober Bend

Beck cover image

Mal Peet with Meg Rosoff

Railhead cover image

Philip Reeve

Salt to the sea cover image

Ruta Sepetys
Salt To The Sea

Wolf Hollow cover image

Lauren Wolk
Wolf Hollow

2017 Winner 

The Girl Who Drank The Moont cover image

Kelly Barnhill
The Girl Who Drank The Moon

2017 Honor Books

Freedom Over Me cover image

Ashley Bryan
Freedom Over Me

The Inquisitor's Tale cover image

Adam Gidwitz

illustrated by Hatem Aly
The Inquisitor's Tale

Wolf Hollow cover image

Lauren Wolk
Wolf Hollow


2016 Winner 

A Single Stone cover image

Meg McKinlay
A Single Stone

2016 Short Listed Books

Becoming Kirrali Lewis

Jane Harrison
Becoming Kirrali Lewis


Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Inbetween Days cover image

Vikki Wakefield
Inbetween Days

Greem Valentine by Lili Wilkinson

Lili Wilkinson
Green Valentine


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