Trisha Buckley (2012 QLD judge) and I (2012 WA judge) discuss the shortlist for the 2012 CBCA Book of the Year Awards for the Older Readers category. The winners of the Awards are announced in Book Week later this month!
We talk about the six shortlisted books on the Older Readers list, with our usual digressions into other areas. The books are:
|Bauer, Michael Gerard||Ishmael and the Hoops of Steel||9781862919174||Omnibus Books, Scholastic Australia|
|Condon, Bill||A Straight Line to my Heart||9781742377308||Allen & Unwin|
|Dubosarsky, Ursula||The Golden Day||9781742374710||Allen & Unwin|
|Gardner, Scot||The Dead I Know||9781742373843||Allen & Unwin|
|McGahan, Andrew||Ship Kings: The Coming of the Whirlpool||9781742376479||Allen & Unwin|
|Newton, Robert||When We Were Two||9780143566830||Penguin Books, Penguin Group (Australia)|