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Winners

2001 (Best Books For Young Adults) y separately published work icon Fighting Ruben Wolfe Markus Zusak , Norwood : Omnibus Books , 2000 Z820925 2000 single work novel young adult Partly because of their family's poor finances and partly to prove themselves, brothers Ruben and Cameron take jobs as fighters and find themselves reacting very differently in the boxing ring. (Source: Trove)
2001 (Best Books For Young Adults) y separately published work icon Lirael : Daughter of the Clayr Garth Nix , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2001 Z816641 2001 single work novel young adult fantasy "Dark forces are abroad once more in the Old Kingdom. Lirael, solitary daughter of the Clayr, and Sameth, the reluctant Abhorsen-in-Waiting, both seek the same man who may hold the key to an ancient evil stirring in the West. But the Dead cannot be laid to rest until the strange secret linking the fate of Lirael and Sameth is revealed." (Source: Allen & Unwin)
2001 (Best Books For Young Adults) y separately published work icon Borrowed Light Anna Fienberg , St Leonards : Allen and Unwin , 1999 Z934133 1999 single work novel young adult Callisto May, a sixteen-year-old with a passion for astronomy, has grown up in a family traumatised by a secret, unresolved grief, until her own crisis finally precipitates an openess between her parents and their children. -- From Trove record.
2001 (Notable Children's Books) y separately published work icon Max Bob Graham , Bob Graham (illustrator), London : Walker Books [London] , 2000 Z669052 2000 single work picture book children's Max, the young son of superheroes, is a late bloomer when it comes to flying, until he is inspired by the plight of a falling baby bird. (Libraries Australia)
1998 winner (Best Book for Young Adults) y separately published work icon Shade's Children Garth Nix , St Leonards : Allen and Unwin , 1997 Z254014 1997 single work novel young adult science fiction In a savage postnuclear world, four young fugitives attempt to overthrow the bloodthirsty rule of the Overlords with the help of Shade, their mysterious mentor.
1997 (Honor Book) y separately published work icon Sabriel Garth Nix , Sydney : HarperCollins Australia , 1995 Z822173 1995 single work novel young adult fantasy (taught in 2 units) Sabriel, daughter of the necromancer Abhorsen, must journey into the mysterious and magical Old Kingdom to rescue her father from the Land of the Dead.
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