The Children’s Book Council has released the shortlist for this year’s Book of the Year Awards. Read as many of these as you can before August and judge for yourself who you think the winners should be.
Books for Older Readers
Graffiti moon by Cath Crowley
The midnight zoo by Sonya Hartnett
About a girl by Joanne Horniman
The life of a teenage body-snatcher by Doug Lacleod
The piper’s son by Melina Marchetta
Six impossible things by Fiona Wood