2021 Indie Book Awards Shortlists Announced

The shortlists for the 2021 Indie Book Awards have been announced. The Australian award is selected from titles nominated by independent booksellers from throughout the country. The winners will be announced on March 22nd. Here are the shortlisted titles in the youth categories:


The Grandest Bookshop in the World

The Grandest Bookshop in the World by Amelia Mellor

Hollowpox: The Hunt for Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend

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The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Dangerous Animals by Sami Bayly

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Sing Me the Summer by Jane Godwin, illustrated by Alison Lester


Catch Me If I Fall

Catch Me If I Fall by Barry Jonsberg

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Future Girl by Asphyxia

The Left-Handed Booksellers of London by Garth Nix

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This One Is Ours by Kate O’Donnell