Prime Minister’s Literary Awards Shortlists

The shortlists for the Australian Prime Minister’s Literary Awards for 2016 have been announced. The awards cover Australian literature in a variety of categories with two of them focused on younger readers. Here are the shortlists for those categories:


Adelaide's Secret World The Greatest Gatsby: A Visual Book of Grammar

Adelaide’s Secret World by Elise Hurst

The Greatest Gatsby: A Visual Book of Grammar by Tohby Riddle

Mr Huff Perfect

Mr. Huff by Anna Walker

Perfect by Danny Parker and Freya Blackwood

Sister Heart

Sister Heart by Sally Morgan



Becoming Kirrali Lewis Green Valentine

Becoming Kirrali Lewis by Jane Harrison

Green Valentine by Lili Wilkinson

Illuminae (The Illuminae Files, #1) In-Between Days

Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

In Between Days by Vikki Wakefield

A Single Stone

A Single Stone by Meg McKinlay