Children’s Book Council of Australia – Older Readers Book of the Year 2018

The Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) announced their Notable list of books for the Children’s Book Council of Australia’s Book of the Year award.

Here is the list of notable books in the Book of the Year: Older Readers category. This category is full of books that cover a range of topics that fit into our Young Adult collection. Each of the books is aimed at ‘older readers’, as such they might contain topics not suitable for younger readers.

A collage of book covers for all of the Children's Book Council of Australia's Book of the Year - Older Readers notable books.

Mallee Boys by Charlie Archbold
The Fall by Tristan Bancks
In The Dark Spaces by Cally Black
Night Swimming by Steph Bowe
The Things We Promise by J.C. Burke
The Dream Walker by Victoria Carless
Beautiful Mess by Claire Christian
My Lovely Frankie by Judith Clarke
The Tides Between by Elizabeth Jane Corbett
Take Three Girls by Cath Crowley, Fiona Wood & Simmone Howell
The Ones That Disappeared by Zana Fraillon
Third Witch by Jackie French
Sparrow by Scot Gardner
Because Of You by Pip Harry
A Shadow’s Breath by Nicole Hayes
The Secret Science Of Magic by Melissa Keil
Mr Romanov’s Garden In The Sky by Robert Newton
Frogkisser! by Garth Nix
Gap Year In Ghost Town by Michael Pryor
Wilder Country by Mark Smith
A Semi-Definitive List Of Worst Nightmares by Krystal Sutherland
Remind Me How This Ends by Gabrielle Tozer
Ballad For A Mad Girl by Vikki Wakefield
The Undercurrent by Paula Weston
My Life As A Hashtag by Gabrielle Williams

Keep an eye out for the rest of the notable lists:
Book of the Year: Younger Readers,
Book of the Year: Early Childhood,
Eve Pownall Award for Information Books, and
Picture Book of the Year.