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CBCA Book of the Year Winners 

Date Published: 19/10/2020

 In 1946 the CBCA established annual book awards to promote children’s books of high literary and artistic quality. These awards are now the most influential and highly respected in Australia.  Last week, the 2020 Book of the Year winners were

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 13/07/2020

Butterfly Yellow by Thanhh Lai is award-winning historical fiction. The novel tells the story of 18-year-old Hang who journeys away from war-torn Vietnam and arrives in Texas, USA, to reconnect with her brother, who left six years earlier. It’s a

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CBCA 2019 Book of the Year Award Winners

Date Published: 19/08/2019

CBCA has announced the 2019 Book of the Week award winners. The awards recognize literary merit and the judges noted that: “Gritty, contemporary themes are tackled by many books in the Children’s Book Council of Australia 2019 Book of the

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CBCA Shortlist 2019

Date Published: 01/04/2019

The 2019 CBCA Shortlist has been announced. Start reading from the list and decide who you think will win this year’s Book of the Year awards. For more information, go to the CBCA website where this list has been published.

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Queensland Teacher-Librarian of the Year

Date Published: 22/10/2018

Congratulations to Mrs Helen Stower who was the recipient of the  Queensland Teacher Librarian of the Year award at the recent Future Libraries Conference. She was the joint recipient of the award along with Tania Venuto from West End State School.  This is an annual

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2018 Inky Award Shortlists

Date Published: 27/08/2018

Judges aged between 12 and 18 from all over the country have shortlisted the best YA books of the year for the annual Inky Awards.  Two awards are up for grabs – the Gold Inky for a novel by an

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CBCA 2018 Award Winners

Date Published: 27/08/2018

Congratulations to the talented Australian children’s authors and illustrators who are the 2018 Book of the Year award winners. Professor Margot Hillel OAM, Chair of the CBCA National Board says, “This is our 72nd Book of the Year Awards and

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Australian YA Awards

Date Published: 18/06/2018

Exciting times for Thomas Good (Yr 11 Padua College), a member of the senior Padua and Mt Alvernia book club. Thomas has been selected as a judge for the 2018 Inky Awards! We all have our personal favourite young-adult (YA)

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