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New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults 2016

June 29, 2016

The Winners and Finalists for the 2016 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults are:

Tararua District Library’s  annual quiz for children Year 7/8 will be based on the  ‘HELL Children’s Choice Award’ finalists (below) excluding the Young Adult category. Details about this hotly contested quiz will be sent out to schools at the beginning of Term 3 (late July 2016).

Young Adult Fiction

Battlesaurus: Rampage at Waterloo, Brian Falkner, Pan Macmillan Australia (Farrar Strauss Giroux)   WINNER: Young Adult Fiction Award 2016

 

Being Magdalene, Fleur Beale, Penguin Random House (Random House New Zealand)

 

Hucking Cody, Aaron Topp, Mary Egan Publishing

 

Lullaby, Bernard Beckett, Text Publishing

Sylvie the Second, Kaeli Baker, Mākaro Press

 

Junior Fiction (Esther Glen Award)

Enemy Camp, David Hill, Penguin Random House (Puffin)

From the Cutting Room of Barney Kettle, Kate De Goldi, Penguin Random House (Longacre)  WINNER: Esther Glen Junior Fiction Award 2016

Lily Max – Satin, Scissors, Frock, Jane Bloomfield, Luncheon Sausage Books

The Bold Ship Phenomenal, Sarah Johnson, Flat Bed Press

The Girl Who Rode the Wind, Stacy Gregg, Harper Collins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Non-Fiction (Elsie Locke Award)

ANZAC Heroes, Maria Gill, illustrated by Marco Ivancic, Scholastic NZ  WINNER: Margaret Mahy Book of the Year 2016, and WINNER: Elsie Locke Non-Fiction Award 2016

Changing Times: The story of a New Zealand town and its newspaper, Bob Kerr, Potton & Burton

See what I can see, Gregory O’Brien, Auckland University Press

The Beginner’s Guide to Adventure Sport in New Zealand, Steve Gurney, Penguin Random House (Random House New Zealand)

Whose Beak is This? Gillian Candler, illustrated by Fraser Williamson, Potton & Burton

 

Picture Book

Allis the little tractor, Sophie Siers, illustrated by Helen Kerridge, Millwood-Heritage Productions   WINNER: Best First Book 2016

Finding Monkey Moon, Elizabeth Pulford, illustrated by Kate Wilkinson, Walker Books

Haka, Patricia Grace, illustrated by Andrew Burdan, Huia Publishers

The House on the Hill, Kyle Mewburn, illustrated by Sarah Davis, Scholastic NZ    


 

 

 

 

 

 

The Little Kiwi’s Matariki, Nikki Slade Robinson, David Ling Publishing (Duck Creek Press)  WINNER: Picture Book Award 2016

 

 

ILLUSTRATION  (Russell Clark Award)

  • Changing Times: The story of a New Zealand town and its newspaper, Bob Kerr, Potton & Burton
  • Finding Monkey Moon, illustrated by Kate Wilkinson, written by Elizabeth Pulford, Walker Books
  • Hush: A Kiwi Lullaby, illustrated by Andrew Burdan, written by Joy Cowley, translated by Ngaere Roberts, Scholastic NZ
  • Much Ado About Shakespeare, Donovan Bixley, Upstart Press  WINNER:Russell Clark Illustration Award 2016
  • The House on the Hill, illustrated by Sarah Davis, written by Kyle Mewburn, Scholastic NZ

 

TE REO MAORI (Te Kura Pounamu Award)

Tamanui te Kōkako Mōrehu o Taranaki, Rebecca Beyer and Linley Wellington, illustrated by Andrew Burdan, translated by Kawata Teepa, Huia Publishers

Te Hua Tuatahi a Kuwi, Kat Merewether, translated by Pānia Papa, Illustrated Publishing

Whiti te Rā! Patricia Grace, illustrated by Andrew Burdan, translated by Kawata Teepa, Huia Publishers     WINNER: Te Kura Pounamu Award 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HELL Children’s Choice finalists   (Tararua District Library Children’s Quiz is based on these books, excluding YA fiction)

Young Adult Fiction (excluded from quiz)

  • Being Magdalene by Fleur Beale, Penguin Random House (Random House New Zealand)
  • Stray, Rachel Craw, Walker Books
  • Sylvie the Second, Kaeli Baker, Mākaro Press

 

JUNIOR FICTION

Cool Nukes, Des Hunt, Scholastic NZ

Enemy Camp, David Hill, Penguin Random House (Puffin)

The Girl Who Rode the Wind, Stacy Gregg, Harper Collins    WINNER: Children’s Choice Award – Junior Fiction 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Non-Fiction

ANZAC Heroes, Maria Gill, illustrated by Marco Ivancic, Scholastic NZ

First to the Top, David Hill, illustrated by Phoebe Morris, Penguin Random House (Puffin)  WINNER: Children’s Choice Award – Non-Fiction 2016

Wildboy, Brando Yelavich, Penguin Random House (Penguin)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Picture Book

Kuwi’s Huhu Hunt, Kat Merewether, Illustrated Publishing

Stripes! No, Spots! Vasanti Unka, Penguin Random House (Puffin)

The House on the Hill, Kyle Mewburn, illustrated by Sarah Davis, Scholastic NZ  WINNER: Children’s Choice Award – Picture Book 2016

 

Te reo Māori

Tamanui te Kōkako Mōrehu o Taranaki, Rebecca Beyer and Linley Wellington, illustrated by Andrew Burdan, translated by Kawata Teepa, Huia Publishers

Te Hua Tuatahi a Kuwi, Kat Merewether, translated by Pānia Papa, Illustrated Publishing    WINNER: Children’s Choice Award – Te Reo Māori 2016

Whiti te Rā! Patricia Grace, illustrated by Andrew Burdan, translated by Kawata Teepa, Huia Publishers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Finalist Authors’ tour will run from 1-9 August 2016  nationwide, with authors appearing in schools, libraries and bookshops. The winners of the 2016 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults will be announced on the evening of Monday, 8 August at Circa Theatre in Wellington.

All Winners listed here

 

Source : http://booknotes-unbound.org.nz/finalists-announced-for-the-2016-new-zealand-book-awards-for-children-and-young-adults/

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