YARR-A ~ Awards
Young Adult Reader Reviews - Australia

Last updated: June 2019


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

Winner and Honour Books

Announced at noon AEST on Friday, 16 August

2019 Short Listed Books

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Between Us

Clare Atkins

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Small Spaces

Sarah Epstein


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Lenny's Book of Everything

Karen Foxlee


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Changing Gear

Scot Gardner


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The Bogan Mondrian

Steven Herrick


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The Art of Taxidermy

Sharon Kernot

2019 Medal winner

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The Poet X

Elizabeth Acevedo


2019 Short Listed Books

Rebound cover image


Kwame Alexander


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The House With Chicken Legs

Sophie Anderson

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Bone Talk

Candy Gourlay


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A Skinful of Shadows

Frances Hardinge

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Things A Bright Girl Can Do

Sally Nicholls

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Long Way Down

Jason Reynolds

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The Land Of Neverendings

Kate Saunders


2019 Medal winner 

Merci Suarez Changes Gears cover image

Merci Suarez Changes Gears

Meg Medina

2019 Honour Books

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The Night Diary

Veera Hiranandani

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The Book of Boy

Catherine Gilbert Murdock

Winners announced in late 2019
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