Children’s Book Council Book of the Year Award – Notable Books 2011

This years CBC award Notables and Short list is available on their site . See our slideshows to see which titles are available from the library. Once again there are some great reads. The library has these books on display for you to borrow.

The shortlist for each category has been announced and we will have to wait until the end of Book Week August the 26th to find out the winneer from each category.

Book of the Year: Younger Readers Short List

Bauer, Michael Gerard Just a Dog

Bongers, Christine Henry Hoey Hobson

Branford, Anna Ill. Sarah Davis Violet Mackerel’s Brilliant Plot

Carmody, Isobelle The Red Wind

McKinlay, Meg Ill. Leila Rudge Duck for a Day

Murphy, Sally Ill. Rhian Nest James Toppling

Book of the Year: Older Readers Short List (These books are for mature readers)

Crowley, Cath Graffiti Moon

Hartnett, Sonya The Midnight Zoo

Horniman, Joanne About a Girl

MacLeod, Doug The Life of a Teenage Body-Snatcher

Marchetta, Melina The Piper’s Son

Wood, Fiona Six Impossible Things

Picture Book of the Year

Baker, Jeannie Mirror

Bancroft, Bronwyn Why I Love Australia

Greenberg, Nicki Hamlet

McKimmie, Chris Two Peas in a Pod

Masciullo, Lucia Written by Kane, Kim Family Forest

Riddle, Tohby My Uncle’s Donkey 

Eve Pownall Award for Information Books

Brasch, Nicolas Theme Parks, Playgrounds and Toys

Brooks, Ron Drawn from the Heart: A Memoir

Davidson, Leon Zero Hour: The Anzacs on the Western Front

Dubosarsky, Ursula Illustrated by Tohby Riddle The Return of the Word Spy

Lloyd, Alison Illustrated by Terry Denton Wicked Warriors & Evil Emperors: The True Story of the Fight for Ancient China

One Arm Point Remote Community School  Our World: Bardi Jaawi: Life at Ardiyooloon

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