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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.

and

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

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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.


Top 10 Myths about Teen Reading

Paula Kelly from the State Library of Victoria talks about the top 10 myths about teen reading.

 

Paula Kelly from SLVictoria on Vimeo.

You might be surprised!


Inkys LONGLISTS announced

HI!

The Inkys are the only awards for Australian awards for books for young adults that are judged by young adults. The Inkys Longlist was announced today and includes:

GOLD INKY LONG LIST

(Australian titles)

  • Pigboyby JC Burke (GFL F-BUR)
  • Good Oil by Laura Buzo (GFL F-BUZ)
  • Just a Girl by Jane Caro (GFL F- CAR)
  • The FitzOsbourne’s in Exile by Michelle Cooper (Coming Soon!)
  • Graffiti Moon by Cath Crowley (Coming Soon!)
  • This is Shyness by Leanne Hall (GFL F- HAL)
  • Black Painted Fingernails by Steven Herrick (GFL F- HER)
  • Silvermay by James Moloney (GFL F- MOL)
  • The Comet Box by Adrian Stirling (GFL F- STI)
  • All I Ever Wanted by Vikki Wakefield (Coming Soon!)

SILVER INKY LONG LIST

(International titles)

  • Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare (Coming Soon!)
  • Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn & David Levithan (Coming Soon!)
  • No and Me by Delphine de Vigan (GFL F- VIG)
  • Where She Went by Gayle Forman (GFL F-FOR)
  • Bright Young Things by Anna Godbersen (GFL F- GOD)
  • The Agency: The Body in the Tower by YS Lee (Coming Soon!)
  • Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins (GFL F- PER)
  • First Light by Rebecca Stead (GFL F- STE)
  • Marcelo in the Real World by Francisco Stork (GFL F- STO)
  • Violence 101 by Denis Wright (GFL F- WRI)

Wow! Such a strong field.

Also, keep your eyes on the Inside A Dog website for details of a Readers Competition for the Inkys.

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