Reading is my secret power
The Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) presents annual awards to books of literary merit, for outstanding contribution to Australian children’s literature. The winners are announced Friday 16 August with CBCA Book Week following from 17-23 August.
The QUT Kelvin Grove Library supports this event with a wonderful display of 2019 Shortlist and Notables titles in the Curriculum area on level 4 of R Block. These titles are available for loan. You can access the CBCA website for the announcement of the Winners, CBCA Short list and Notables list. The categories for book of the year are:
- Book of the year: Older readers (ages 13-18 years)
- Book of the year: Younger readers (ages 7-12 years)
- Book of the year: Early childhood (ages 0-6 years)
- Picture book of the year
- Eve Pownall Award (factual material, ages 0-18 years)
- New illustrator (ages 0-18 years)
Enjoy your secret power and we hope to see you in the Library soon!