Reading Lists

Miles Franklin Award Long List 2020

The long list was announced on May 12, with a list of 10 books from a mix of established and newer Australian authors who explore Australian characters and experiences in unique and poignant ways that speak to the diversity of our experiences. Among them are finalists for the NSW Premier’s Literary Award and the triple threat winner, The Yield by Tara June Winch. Check out some of these titles and see which of these make the cut to the short list on June 17.

NSW Premier’s Literary Award | People’s Choice Award 2020

Congratulations to Tara June Winch for her triple win this year. Not only did she win the NSW Premier’s Literary Award but also the People’s choice Award and the Christine Stead Prize for Fiction for her novel The Yield.

Read your way through the short list and see if you agree with the unanimous judgement this year.

Meat-free Cooking

Whether you’re a seasoned vegan needing some new ideas or looking to cut animal products out of your diet, these books will provide you with plenty of mouth-watering recipes for all tastebuds to enjoy.

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Grow Your Own!

Windowsill, balcony or backyard, these eBooks from the EBSCO Public Library eBook collection will get you growing in no time. It’s the perfect time to flex that green thumb, get your hands dirty and grow yourself a Victory garden!

Armchair Travel

Just because we can’t travel right now doesn’t mean we can’t see the world! Get yourself some travel snacks and get ready to discover a world of adventure and insight into different people, places and culture.

CBCA 2020 Short Lists

Lower Primary
Upper Primary
Youth