Younger Readers shortlist 2016Add your links to reviews, teaching notes and other activities here
SoonMorris Gleitzmann
Shadows of the MasterEmily Rodda
Sister HeartSally Morgan
Run, Pip, RunJ.C. Jones
Molly and Pim and the Millions of StarsMartine Murray
The Cleo Stories: A Friend and A PetLibby HathornFreya Blackwood

Ruth Higginbottom at Kahibah Public School in NSW has created a chart that enables students to compare the shortlisted titles in the Early Childhood, Picture Book and Younger Readers categories.

Click here for activities and other resources supporting the shortlisted books for Younger Readers collated by Michelle Walsh, Camberwell Boys Junior Library

Join Kids and Books: Anticipate! Appreciate! Applaud! a blog for students to share their reactions and opinions about the 2016 CBCA Book of the Year Awards. Hosted by Western Sydney teacher librarians, Ian McLean and Jackie Hawkes, on behalf of the Children's Book Council of Australia NSW Branch.