Your Favourite Book

The Aussie Creators

Ensure Your Voice Counts

Voting Guidelines

Voting is the key to the YABBA program.

The YABBA Awards are all about having students Reward their favourite Australian book.  Ensure that the children in your environment reward a single book that is first published in Australia during the past 10 years.

The Awards are presented in each of these categories

Picture Story Books

Picture Story Books

A book in the Picture Story Book genre

Fiction for Younger Readers

Fiction for Younger Readers

A fiction book aimed at students in the early stages of reading, typically children in the middle of primary school.

Fiction for Older Readers

Fiction for Older Readers

A fiction book for students that are independent readers, typically students in the upper primary years at school

Fiction for Years 7-9

Fiction for Years 7-9

Fiction books for students in the first few years of secondary school.

Voting Rules

  • Any Child from Prep to Year 9 may vote
  • One vote per child
  • Each child must have free choice
  • The book must have been first published in Australia
  • The book must be published in the past 10 years
  • The book can’t be a previous winner

Voting Closes – 15 September 2023

How to Vote

Vote Online

Use the online form to have students select their favourite book. Votes will be submitted electronically to the Awards Convenor.

Launch Online Voting Form

Voting Closes

15 September 2023

Votes Spreadsheet

To submit votes in bulk:
1. Download the Voting Spreadsheet.
2. Put in the number of votes for the books voted for
3. Vote online or Email the spreadsheet to by the closing date.

Voting has closed for the 2022 YABBA Awards

Download PDF of Past 10 Years Winners