For the past 70 years the Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) has run the Book of the Year awards. The 2016 shortlist below, is aimed at Older Readers, like yourselves and all the titles can be borrowed from our library.
To read the reviews of the short-listed books, simply click on the cover image. If you think you can guess which book will be the chosen as the winner, then leave us a reply at the bottom of the page before August 19 when it will be announced.
So far, our personal favourite is A single stone by Meg McKinlay. This is a unique dystopian novel set deep underground in a world that has forgotten the surface. Its female protagonist Jena, struggles to recapture this knowledge and escape the confines of her world.
|The Flywheel||Erin Gough||F GOU|
|The Pause||John Larkin||F LAR|
|Freedom Ride||Sue Lawson||F LAW|
|A Single Stone||Meg McKinlay||F MCK|
|Inbetween Days||Vikki Wakefield||F WAK|
|Cloudwish||Fiona Wood||F WOO|