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The YABBA awards are a children's choice book award in 4 sections, presented annually.

Picture Story Books
# Fiction for Younger Readers
# Fiction for Older Readers
# Fiction for Years 7 to 9

The YABBA books have been nominated onto the Children’s Choice Book Awards Shortlist 2009, by students from across Victoria, New South Wales, ACT and NT. In terms two and three, students will read these and other Australian fiction titles and in term four cast a vote for their favourite. Votes need to be in by Universal Children's Day on Friday 30th October. Details via YABBA site.

Picture Books 2009 | Younger Readers 2009 | Fiction for Older Readers | 2009 Fiction 7-9 Year-olds

2009 YABBA Winners & Shortlists

Section 1 PictureStory Books

Winner: Are We There Yet? Lester, Alison (Penguin) - Join Grace and her family on a year of adventure as they hit the road; camping, experiencing, and meeting all the people and places that make up Australia. Based on author Alison Lester's real life travels. -

Enigma: A Magical Mystery | Jungle Drums| Dimity Dumpty |Dougal and Bumble and the Long Walk Home | Are We There Yet? |

Other Shortlisted

 
Pearl Barley and Charlie Parsley | Rex | The Trouble with Dogs | Clancy the Courageous Cow | The Pocket Dogs Go on Holiday

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Section 2- Fiction for Younger Readers

Winner: Zac Power- Series #1, H.I. Larry

Frozen Fear (Zac Power) | Boyz Rule: 8 Titles: No. 25 to 32 (Boyz Rule!) | Track Stars! (Go Girl! Two Sides) | Tashi and the Mixed-Up Monster |The Shaggy Gully Times |

What Bumosaur is That? | The Big Fat Cow That Goes Kapow! | Treasure Fever! (Schooling Around) |Paul Jennings' Funniest Stories | | Pencil of Doom! (Schooling Around)

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Section 3 Fiction for Older Readers

Specky Magee and the Spirit of the Game (Specky Magee S.) | Specky Magee and the Season of Champions (Specky Magee S.) | Farticus Maximus | Hot Potato | Beginner's Luck

Winner: Specky Magee and the Spirit of the Game (Specky Magee S.), by Felice Arena

The Ranger's Apprentice Collection | Pharaoh: The Boy Who Conquered the Nile | Give Peas a Chance | The Doofuzz Dudes Rescue Moondar | Garden of the Purple Dragon (Dragonkeeper)

Section 4 2009 Fiction for Years 7-9

Then | Boy Overboard | Cold Skin |Evil Genius | Mister Monday (The Keys to the Kingdom S.)

Winner : Then, Morris Gleitzman

Hell Island | Ice Station | The Wizard of Rondo (Key to Rondo) | Tales of Deltora |Hello God

2008 YABBA Winners

Picture book - Uno's Garden
Younger readers - Just shocking
Older readers - Key to Rondo

Year 7 - 9 - Mao's last dancer

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YABBA Winners List 1986 - 2007

PICTURE STORYBOOK

2007 Chatterbox- Margaret Wild, illus Deborah Niland
2006 Dougal the Garbage Dump Bear  Matt Dray
2004 Old Tom: Man of Mystery Leigh Hobbs
2003 Mutt Dog! Stephen Michael King
2003 Old Tom's Holiday (Old Tom) Leigh Hobbs
2002 POCKET DOGS Margaret Wild, ill Stephen Michael King.
2001 Buffy Bob Graham
2000 SPLAT! Terry Denton
1999 Gasp!! Terry Denton
1998 ZAPT! Terry Denton
1997 BILLY THE PUNK Jessica Carroll, Illus Craig Smith
1996 Bamboozled, David Legge
1995 DUCK FOR COVER Ted Greenwood, Paul Jennings , Illus Terry Denton
1994 SPOONER OR LATER Ted Greenwood, Paul Jennings , Illus Terry Denton
 
1993 Sign of the Seahorse Graeme Base
1992 Window Jeannie Baker
1991 COUNTING ON FRANK Rod Clement
1990 MONSTER WHO ATE AUSTRALIA Michael Salmon
1989 Eleventh Hour Graeme Base
1988 Where the Forest Meets the Sea Jeannie Baker
1987 Animalia Graeme Base
1986 When the Wind Changed Ruth Park, Illus D. Niland
 
 
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FICTION - YOUNGER READERS
 

2007 The Cat on the Mat is Flat Andy Griffiths, illus Terry Denton

2006 Selby's Shemozzle Duncan Ball / Allan Stomann

2005 LITTLE LUNCH 3 Danny Katz / Mitch Vane

2004 Deltora Quest 3 S.(Series 3) Emily Rodda

2003 Deltora Quest(Series 2) Emily Rodda

2002 Tongue-Tied! Paul Jennings

2001 Just Crazy! Andy Griffiths

2000 Just Stupid! Andy Griffiths

1999 Just Annoying! Andy Griffiths

1998 NAUGHTY STORIES FOR GOOD BOYS AND GIRLS Chris Milne
 
1997 THE BUGALUGS BUM THIEF Tim Winton , Illus Carol Pelham-Thorman
 
 
1996 The Gizmo Again (Gizmo Books) Paul Jennings
1995 The Gizmo (Gizmo Books) Paul Jennings
1994 Undone!: More Mad Endings (Puffin books)Paul Jennings
1993 BLABBERMOUTH Morris Gleitzman
 
 
1992 QUIRKY TALES Paul Jennings
 
1991 FINDERS KEEPERS Emily Rodda
 
1989 Eleventh Hour Graeme Base
1990 The Paw Thing Paul Jennings
1989 The Cabbage Patch Fib Paul Jennings
1988 MY PLACE Nadia Wheatley , Illus Donna Rawlins
1987 SISTER MADGE'S BOOK OF NUNS D. Macleod, Illus Craig Smith
 

1986 27TH ANNUAL AFRICAN HIPPO RACE Morris Lurie
 
 

FICTION - OLDER READERS
2007 SPECKY MAGEE AND A LEGEND IN THE MAKING Felice Arena / Gary Lyon
2006 SPECKY MAGEE AND THE BOOTS OF GLORY Felice Arena / Gary Lyon
2005 The Bad Book Andy Griffiths / Terry Denton
2004 Truckdogs Graeme Base
2003 Just Disgusting! Andy Griffiths
2002 The Day My Bum Went Psycho Andy Griffiths
2001 Deltora Quest, Emily Rodda
2000 Toad Rage Morris Gleitzman
1999 BUMFATotally Wicked!: Nos.1-6 of "Wicked"CE Morris Gleitzman.
1998Paul Jennings & Morris Gleitzman
1997 45+47 STELLA STREET Elizabeth Honey
1996 Lockie Leonard, Legend , Tim Winton
1995 Tomorrow, When the War Began, John Marsden
1994 Rowan of Rin #1: Rowan of Rin Emily Rodda.
1993 Unbearable!: More Bizarre Stories Paul Jennings
1992 Unmentionable!: More Amazing Stories Paul Jennings
1991 Round the Twist, Paul Jennings
1990 SPACE DEMONS Gillian Rubinstein
1989 UNCANNY! Paul Jennings
1988 UNBELIEVABLE! Paul Jennings
1987 Unreal!: Eight Surprising Stories Paul Jennings
1986 HATING ALISON ASHLEY Robin Klein

FICTION - YEARS 7 - 9

2007 Once Morris Gleitzman
 
 
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