The 2018 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults celebrated and promoted some outstanding new books for young people. It was a privilege and a pleasure to be the Convening Judge for the Awards this year.more
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How do students at your school let you know what they’d like you to buy for the library? We look at some options for adding readers' voices to your collection development.more
Amidst the wealth of online resources at our fingertips about children’s and YA books — favourite blogs, author websites, nerdy bookclubs, twitter streams and newspaper pages, there is still a place for structured, objective, comprehensive and reliable review journals.more
Like Mary Poppins’ magical carpet bag, this Gecko Press Annual, edited by Kate De Goldi and Susan Paris, is a virtual bag of tricks — you can open the pages and discover, seemingly endlessly, one surprising delight after another.more