Kids & YA Shortlist for the Indie Book Awards 2022 Announced!

Kids & YA Shortlist for the Indie Book Awards 2022 Announced!

Australian independent booksellers have announced their Shortlist for the Indie Book Awards 2022!

Launched in 2008, the Indie Book Awards recognise and celebrate this country’s incredible literary talent and who better to nominate and judge the best-of-the-best than indie booksellers – the ultimate champions of great Australian writing!

The Category Winners and the Overall Book of the Year Winner will be announced at a virtual awards event on Monday 21 March 2022. Click here for more information.

The Shortlist for kids categories in the Indie Book Awards 2022 is below. Did your favourite reads of 2021 make the list?

CHILDREN’S

Dragon Skin by Karen Foxlee (Allen & Unwin Children’s)

Somebody’s Land: Welcome to Our Country by Adam Goodes & Ellie Laing, illustrated by David Hardy (Allen & Unwin Children’s)

Rabbit, Soldier, Angel, Thief by Katrina Nannestad (ABC Books, HarperCollins Australia)

Wandi by Favel Parrett (Lothian Children’s Books)

YOUNG ADULT

The Monster of Her Age by Danielle Binks (Lothian Children’s Books)

The Boy from the Mish by Gary Lonesborough (Allen & Unwin Children’s)

The Prison Healer by Lynette Noni (Penguin Australia)

If Not Us by Mark Smith (Text Publishing)

Read the entire shortlist here…

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