YARR-A ~ Awards
Young Adult Reader Reviews - Australia

Last updated: January 2021


ALA Newbery Medal




CILIP Carnegie Children's Book Award


CBCA Book Of The Year Older Readers


Prime Minister's Literary Awards - Young Adult Fiction


Newberry Medal

CILIP Carnegie website

 CBC website

2021 Newbery Medal



When You Trap A Tiger  by Tae Keller cover image

When You Trap a Tiger

Tae Keller



All Thirteen by Christina Soontornvat cover image

All Thirteen: the incredible cave rescue of the Thai Boys' Soccer Team

Christina Soontornvat


Box by Carole Boston Weatherford cover image

Box: Henry Brown Mails Himself to Freedom

Carole Boston Weatherford with illustrations by Michele Wood


Fighting Words by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley cover image

Fighting Words

Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

We Dream of Space by Erin Entrada Kelly cover image

We Dream of Space

Erin Entrada Kelly


A wish in the dark by Christina Soontornvat cover image

A Wish in the Dark

Christina Soontornvat


2021 Carnegie Medal


Long list announced

18 February


Short list announced

18 March


Winners announced

18 June


2021 CBC Book of the Year - Older Readers


Notables published 

23 February


Shortlist announced

30 March


Winner and Honour Books announced

20 August




Young Adult Literature


shortlist announced

late 2021

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