With the 2015 theme ‘Books light up our world’, the Children’s Book Council of Australia have just announced the Shortlists for this year’s book awards which include:
Nona & Me by Clare Atkins
Intruder by Christine Bongers
Are You Seeing Me? by Darren Groth
The Incredible Adventures of Cinnamon Girl by Melissa Keil
The Protected by Claire Zorn
The Minnow by Diana Sweeney
A more extensive list (the Notables) is also worth viewing, as are the Shortlists/Notables for other categoories such as Younger Readers and Picture Books – see the CBCA site for more fabulous recommendations!