Today’s online announcement of this year’s shortlist was presented from different locations by a variety of authors and illustrators. (The presenters’ announcements can be viewed from here.)
As stated by Prof. Hillel at today’s ceremony:
“Now, more than ever, our young people need relatable and inspiring characters and stories that uplift and entertain, bring them hope and help them to find a way through issues they face in their daily lives and in the wider world.”
So many books to choose from on the Notables list; narrowed to these six on the shortlist for 2020. Time to get reading!
# The shortlist for other categories can also be viewed here on the CBCA website.
## Winners will be announced at noon on Friday, August 21, 2020.