Students may vote for only 1 book from the category they choose.
- Picture Story Book
- Fiction for Younger Readers
- Fiction for Older Readers
- Fiction for Years 7 – 9
Any book that meets the guidelines below are eligible to win a YABBA Award, not just those from the annual shortlist. The shortlist is a great place to start, but maybe some of your students have since found a book that they feel should be considered for a YABBA Award.
Don’t worry if you are unsure whether the book title fits into a particular section, simply record the information on the tally sheet.
Book Eligibility and Voting Guidelines
- Any child from Grade Prep to Year 9 may vote for a single book they which to Reward as their favourite
- The Book voted for must be the child’s free choice
- Books eligible for voting must meet these criteria
- An Australian children’s fiction book
- First published in the last 10 years
- Not be a previous YABBA Winner