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Literature for the Classroom: Early Years and Primary

This guide has been created to highlight good quality fiction to be integrated across curriculum F-12. Myth and Legend are included. Some Non-Fiction titles have also been included to support National Curriculum Cross Curriculum Priorities.

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CBCA Book of the Year 2020

Presenting the 2020 Children's Book Council of Australia Shortlist.

Watch the special Shortlist announcement on Youtube.

Download the 2020 Shortlist in PDF

CBCA Book of the Year 2020: Winners and honour books

CBCA Book of the Year 2019: Winners and honour books

Book of the Year: Older readers

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Book of the Year: Older readers

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Book of the Year: Older Readers

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Book of the Year: Younger Readers

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Book of the Year: Younger Readers

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Book of the Year: Younger Readers

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Book of the Year: Early Childhood

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Book of the Year: Early Childhood

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Book of the Year: Early Childhood

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Picture Book of the Year

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Picture Book of the Year

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Picture Book of the Year

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Eve Pownell Award for Information Books

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Eve Pownell Award for Information Books

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Eve Pownell Award for Information Books: Make Believe: M.C. Escher for Kids

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Winner: CBCA Award for New Illustrator

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Your Library provides a range of resources to ensure that you have access to quality resources to assist you in your studies.  This guide has been created to highlight good quality fiction to be integrated across curriculum F-12. Please note that not all titles promoted on this guide are available in the USC Library.  Many more will be found at the Sunshine Coast Regional Libraries.

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CBCA Short Listed 2020

CBCA Short Listed 2019

Book of the Year: Older Readers

Book of the Year: Older Readers

Book of the Year: Older Readers

Book of the Year: Older Readers

Book of the Year: Older Readers

Book of the Year: Older Readers

Book of the Year: Younger Readers

Book of the Year: Younger Readers

Book of the Year: Younger Readers

Book of the Year: Younger Readers

Book of the Year: Younger Readers

Book of the Year: Younger Readers

Honours: Early Childhood

Book of the Year: Early Childhood

Book of the Year: Early Childhood

Book of the Year: Early Childhood

Book of the Year: Early Childhood

Book of the Year: Early Childhood

Book of the Year: Early Childhood

Picture Book of the Year

Picture Book of the Year

Picture Book of the Year

Picture Book of the Year

Picture Book of the Year

Picture Book of the Year

Eve Pownell Award for Information Books

Eve Pownell Award for Information Books

Eve Pownell Award for Information Books

Eve Pownell Award for Information Books

Eve Pownell Award for Information Books

CBCA Award for New Illustrator

CBCA Award for New Illustrator

CBCA Award for New Illustrator

CBCA Award for New Illustrator

CBCA Award for New Illustrator

CBCA Award for New Illustrator

CBCA Winners 2018

Winner: Older readers

Honours: Older readers

Honours: Older Readers

Winner: Younger Readers

Honours: Younger Readers

Honours: Younger Readers

Winner: Early Childhood

Honours: Early Childhood

Honours: Early Childhood

Winner: Picture Book of the Year

Honours: Picture Book of the Year

Honours: Picture Book of the Year

Winner: Eve Pownell Award for Information Books

Honours: Eve Pownell Award for Information Books

Honours: Eve Pownell Award for Information Books

Crichton Award (Illustration)

CBCA Winners 2017

Winner: Older readers

Honours: Older readers

Honours: Older Readers

Winner: Younger Readers

Honours: Younger Readers

Honours: Younger Readers

Winner: Early Childhood

Honours: Early Childhood

Honours: Early Childhood

Winner: Picture Book of the Year

Honours: Picture Book of the Year

Honours: Picture Book of the Year

Winner: Eve Pownell Award for Information Books

Honours: Eve Pownell Award for Information Books

Honours: Eve Pownell Award for Information Books

Crichton Award (Illustration)


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