Category Archives: Inkys

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The Inky Awards are books that have been voted on by YA readers across Australia, so if you haven’t read any of these books yet, come and collect a copy from the GFL.

Mentone Grammar has already had two students apply and be selected to be a an Inky Judge, so if you love reading, talking about books and debating what makes a great book, then apply now to be a 2017 Inky Awards Judge!

Come and chat with any of the library staff in the GFL to find out more.

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Inky Longlist 2016 announced!

Inside a Dog have just announced the longlist for the 2016 Silver and Gold Inky Awards.  Selected by teens, for teens these books represent the best of the best!

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Gold Inky Longlist

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Silver Inky Longlist

Students interested in being an Inky Awards Judge to select which 10 books from this longlist will make the shortlist, should submit applications here be Monday 28th April.

Don’t hesitate!  Get your applications in!  Mentone Grammar has already been honoured to have two of our students as Inky Award Judges!


2015 Inky Awards Longlist announced!

The INKY awards is an annual event hosted by the Centre for Youth Literature at the State Library of Victoria. The Inkys are the only Australian awards for Young Adults which are voted on by Young Adults.

The 2015 Inky Awards longlist was announcement just last week and includes some awesome titles!

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The Inky Awards recognise high-quality young adult literature, with the longlist and shortlist selected by young adults, and the winners voted for online by the teen readers of InsideaDog. There are two awards: the Gold Inky Award for an Australian book, and the Silver Inky Award for an international book.

The Awards are named after me, Inky – Inside a Dog mascot and all-round wonder-dog.”

Read more about the books longlisted on the Inside a Dog website and encourage young adults across Australia to put their hat in the ring to be one of the judges.  Read what is involved at:  Want to be an Inky Awards Judge?


Gold and Silver Inky Winners Announced!

Yayyyyyyyy!

It’s a #yiayialapalooza!

The Inky Award winners were announced today, and I am happy-dancing because the fabulous Will Kostakis has won the Gold Inky for his funny, moving, fantastic novel, The First Third!

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The First Third

Yayyyyyyy!

The winner of the Silver Inky is All The Truth That’s In Me by Julie Berry.

You can see all the news about the Inkys HERE on the Inside A Dog website!


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Inky Awards: Vote Now | Inside A Dog.

The Inkys voting is on again!

You don’t have to have read all the books to vote – although reading the blurbs might be a good place to start. 😀

You can find a list of the Shortlisted Gold (Australian) Inky and Shortlisted Silver (International) Inky books by going to the catalogue and looking for the Resource Lists.

 

Enjoy!


The 2014 Inkys Longlist

Drumroll, please!

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The Inkys are a highlight on the YA reader’s calendar, and the longlist announcement is always hotly anticipated.

There are two Inky awards up for grabs: The Gold Inky, which is awarded to an Australian book and author, and the Silver Inky, which is awarded to an international book and author.

You can see the complete list on the Inside a Dog Website.


Inky Awards – this one’s for you!

Every year the Centre for Youth Literature at the State Library of Victoria runs the Inky Awards. The Inkys are the only awards for Young Adults that are voted on by Young Adults. These awards are for you!

You can VOTE for your favourite book on their website.

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You can enter their Audience Prize – make a cake, create a trailer, hold an Inkys party, let your imagination run wild. More information here.


Inky Awards: The Audience Prize « Read alert | State Library of Victoria

via Inky Awards: The Audience Prize « Read alert | State Library of Victoria.


Vote for Inky Award winners NOW!

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Inky Awards Longlist announced…WOOF!

At the Reading Matters Conference 2013, the Inkys Longlist was announced. You can see the full list on the webpage, and here is a list of the titles held in the GFL for your reading pleasure.

GOLD INKY (Australian creator)

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Fire in the Sea by Myke Bartlett – GFL

Girl Defective by Simmone Howell – GFL

My Life as an Alphabet by Barry Jonsberg – GFL

Cry Blue Murder by Kim Kane and Marion Roberts – GFL

Life in Outer Space by Melissa Keil – GFL

The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf by Ambelin Kwaymullina – GFL

A Confusion of Princes by Garth Nix – GFL

City by James Roy – GFL

Friday Brown by Vikki Wakefield – GFL

Wildlife by Fiona Wood – GFL – in processing: 5 June.

SILVER INKY (International creator)

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The Diviners by Libba Bray – GFL

This is Not a Test by Courtney Summers – coming soon!

See You at Harry’s by Jo Knowles – coming soon!

Hostage Three by Nick Lake – coming soon!

Every Day by David Levithan – GFL

The Originals by Cat Patrick – coming soon!

The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater – FAL – coming soon to GFL!

Drama by Raina Telgemeier – coming soon!

Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein – coming soon!

The Fifth Wave by Rick Yancey – GFL – in processing: 5 June.

You can access the 2013 Gold Inky Longlist on Destiny HERE and Destiny Quest HERE.

You can access the 2013 Silver Inky Longlist on Destiny HERE and Destiny Quest HERE.