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Books and reading: Book Week

The Children's Book Council of Australia celebrates the best books written for teens and children each year. The awards are focused on Australian works published in the last 12 months and announced during Book Week. The Library will host a variety of activities ranging from author visits, literary lunches, quizzes to lunchtime activities

Older Readers

Winners for 2023

ABC News : Young readers give their verdicts for the Children's Book Council of Australia's Shadowers' Choice awards

This year Mount Scopus Memorial College students, Scoop also participated as Shadow Judges for the CBCA awards.


Shadow Judging - Reading for pleasure

Shadow Judges' Winners!

CBCA Resources and links to more about shortlisted books.

Shadow Judges