West Australian Young Readers' Book Award

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Older Readers’ 2014

Pathfinder by Scott Orson Card (Pathfinder Book 1)

Summer’s Dream by Cathy Cassidy (A Chocolate Box Girls story)

One Perfect Pirouette by Sherryl Clark

Talented by Sophie Davis (Talented Book 1) **

The Hunters by John Flanagan (Brotherband Book3)

Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl (Beautiful Creatures Book1)

Sweet Damage by Rebecca James

Rise of Nine by Pittacus Lore (Lorien Legacies Book 3)

The Coming of the Whirlpool by Andrew McGahan (Ship Kings Book 1)

The Watermaker by NH3 (Elementaurs Book 1)

The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen (Ascendance Trilogy Book1)

Acid by Emma Pass

Virals by Kathy Reichs (Virals Book 1)

The House of Hades by Rick Riordan (Heroes of Olympus Book 4)

Divergent by Veroncia Roth (Divergent Book 1)

Geek Girl by Holly Smale (Geek Girl Book 1)

Love Shy by Lili Wilkinson

Boy Nobody by Allen Zadoff (Boy Nobody Book 1)

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** PLEASE NOTE : Talented is only available as an eBook in Australia, however it is possible to purchase a print copy direct from the author’s website.

The books on the list have been nominated by the young readers of Western Australia and it is important that you carefully consider your selection policy before purchasing.

Individual authorities are expected to make their own decisions regarding any controversial aspects of books purchased for their readers.

You do not have to purchase all the books to participate in the voting.


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Younger Readers’ 2014

Darth Paper Strikes Back by Tom Angleberger (Origami Yoda Book 2)

Star by Catherine Bateson

Take Your Last Breath by Lauren Child (Ruby Redfort Book 2)

Alice Next Door by Judi Curtin (Alice + Megan Book 1)

Northwood by Brian Falkner

Diary of A Rugy Champ by Shamini Flint (A Marcus Atkinson story)

Ghost Night by Cornelia Funke

After by Morris Gleitzman (A Felix & Zelda Story)

Verity Sparks,  Lost & Found by Susan Green (Verity Sparks Book 2)

39 Storey Treehouse by Andy Griffiths (Treehouse Book 3)

Alice-Miranda In Paris by Jacqueline Harvey  (Alice-Miranda Book 7)

Itch : The Explosive Adventures of an Element Hunter by Simon Mayo (Itch Book 1)

Duck for a Day by Meg McKinlay

River Charm by Belinda Murrell

Thai-riffic! By Oliver Phommavanh

Tom Gates : Everything’s Amazing (sort of) by Liz Pichon (Tom Gates Book 3)

The Grimm Legacy by Polly Shulman (New-York Circulating Material Repository Book 1)

Gangsta Granny by David Walliams

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The books on the list have been nominated by the young readers of Western Australia and it is important that you carefully consider your selection policy before purchasing.

Individual authorities are expected to make their own decisions regarding any controversial aspects of books purchased for their readers.

You do not have to purchase all the books to participate in the voting.


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Picture Books 2014

ANZAC biscuits by Phil Cummings & Owen Swan

In the Lion by James Foley

What’s The Matter Aunty May by Peter Friend & Andrew Joyner 

Ice, Wind, Rock : Douglas Mawson in the Antarctic by Peter Gouldthorpe

Jandamarra by Mark Greenwood & Terry Denton

Welcome Little Scrubfowl by Sandra Kendell

Bella’s Bad Hair Day by Stephen Michael King

The Three Bears (sort of) by Yvonne Morrison & Donovan Bixley

Meet Captain Cook by Rae Murdie & Chris Nixon

Tree by Danny Parker and Matt Ottley

The Extraordinary Mr Qwerty by Karla Strambini

Ben and Gracie’s Art Adventure by Mark Wilson

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The books on the list have been nominated by the young readers of Western Australia and it is important that you carefully consider your selection policy before purchasing.

Individual authorities are expected to make their own decisions regarding any controversial aspects of books purchased for their readers.

You do not have to purchase all the books to participate in the voting.


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Picture Books 2013

Invisible Me by Wendy Binks

Lone Pine by Suzie Brown and Margaret Warner

Hairy Nose Itchy Butt by Elizabeth Frankel and Garry Duncan

Asterix & Obelix’s Birthday: The Golden Book by Goscinny and Uderzo

The Greatest Liar on Earth by Mark Greenwood and Frane Lessac

All the Way to WA by Roland Harvey

Eagle Strike – The Graphic Novel by Anthony Horowitz

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr Morris Lessmore by William Joyce

Sophie Scott Goes South by Alison Lester

Kick it To Me by Neridah McMullin

Big Nate : Here Goes Nothing (Big Nate Comic Strips) by Lincoln Peirce

Splat the Cat by Rob Scotton

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The books on the list have been nominated by the young readers of Western Australia and it is important that you carefully consider your selection policy before purchasing.

Individual authorities are expected to make their own decisions regarding any controversial aspects of books purchased for their readers.

You do not have to purchase all the books to participate in the voting.


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Older Readers 2013

Knife (Faery Rebels Book 1 ) by R.J. Anderson

A Dog’s Journey by Bruce Cameron

Out of Sight, Out of Time (Gallagher Girls Book 5) by Ally Carter

Marshmallow Skye (The Chocolate Box Girls) by Cathy Cassidy

Spoiled by H. Cocks and J. Morgan

Mockingjay (Hunger Games Book 3) by Suzanne Collins

Matched by Ally Condie

Tempest (Tempest Trilogy Book 1) by Julie Cross

Nowhere to Run (My Story) by Carol Drinkwater

Pennies for Hitler by Jackie French

The Hunt (The Hunt Book 1) by Andrew Fukuda

The Fault In Our Stars by John Green

Mud, Sweat and Tears by Bear Grylls

Breaking of the Circle by S.M. Hall

Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler

Switched (Trylle Trilogy Book 1) by Amanda Hocking

Ransomwood by Sherryl Jordan

After by Sue Lawson

All Fall Down by Sally Nicholls

Inheritance (Inheritance Cycle Book 4) by Christopher Paolini

A Midsummers Tights Dream (Withering Tights Book 2)  by Louise Rennison

The Son of Neptune (Heroes of Olympus Book 2) by Rick Riordan

Slated (Slated Book 1) by Teri Terry

Ashes, Ashes by Jo Treggiari

The Crowfield Curse (Crowfield Book 1) by Pat Walsh

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The books on the list have been nominated by the young readers of Western Australia and it is important that you carefully consider your selection policy before purchasing.

Individual authorities are expected to make their own decisions regarding any controversial aspects of books purchased for their readers.

You do not have to purchase all the books to participate in the voting.