CBCA Book of the Year awards 2012

The Dead I know by Scott GardnerCBCA Book of the Year 2012

Last week the winners for this years CBCA Book of the year were announced. You can listen to a podcast recorded by two judges, Trisha Buckley (2012 QLD judge) and Tehani Wessley (2012 WA judge), on the Book Nut Blog. They recorded their discussion on the shortlist for the 2012 CBCA Older Readers category a week before the winners were announced. They were very careful and there were no spoilers before the winners were announced. You can find the podcast on iTunes by searching The Book Nut or access via the Podbean website here

 

 

Older Readers Book of the Year

The Dead I Know by Scott Gardner (Winner)

Find more information about Scot Gardner on the author’s homepage here. Read a review here. The publisher has downloadable notes for teachers and teacher reviews available on their site.

Older Readers Shortlist

The publisher’s page has some information. Read a review from the Fancy Goods site and a review from ReadPlus.

Find more information about Bill Condon on his website. Read a review here and another from Read Plus. The publisher has downloadable notes for teachers and teacher reviews available on their site.

Find more information about on the author’s homepage. Reviewed on the Good Reads site here.

Find more information about the author on her website. Read a review here. The publisher has downloadable notes for teachers and teacher reviews available on their site.

Listen to Ursula Dubosarsky discussing The Golden Day on ABC Radio National’s The Book Show

Watch the Book Trailer

The author has a “mini site as part of the Allen & Unwin site. Review here There is a Radio National podcast of an author interview available to listen to and you can read an interview with Andrew McGahan about The Coming of the Whirlpool (the Fancy Goods blog). There is also a discussion by the author on the Readings site here. The publisher offers downloadable notes for teachers and teacher reviews available on their site.

Younger Readers Book of the Year

 Crow Country by Kate Constable (Winner)

Younger Readers Shortlist

 

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