Aurealis Award for Best Young Adult Novel


Aurealis Award for Best Young Adult Novel

As part of the Aurealis Awards, the Aurealis Award for Best Young Adult Novel is given annually to the best young adult novel written in the science fiction, fantasy or horror genre by an Australian author.

List of winners

1995

*Joint winners:
**Brian Caswell, "Deucalion"
**Garth Nix, "Sabriel"
*Finalists:
**Isobelle Carmody, "Ashling"
**Catherine Jinks, "Witch Bank"
**John Marsden, "The Third Day, The Frost"

1996

*Joint winners:
**Hillary Bell, "Mirror, Mirror"
**Kerry Greenwood, "The Broken Wheel"
*Finalists:
**Sara Douglass, "Beyond the Hanging Wall"
**Victor Kelleher, "Firedancer"
**Michael Pryor, "The Mask of Caliban"

1997

*Joint winners:
**Isobelle Carmody, "Greylands"
**Catherine Jinks, "Eye to Eye"
*Finalists:
**Patricia Bernard, "The Outcast"
**Damien Broderick & Rory Barnes, "Zones"
**Garth Nix, "Shade's Children"

1998

*Winner:
**Alison Goodman, "Singing the Dogstar Blues"
*Finalists:
**Rory Barnes, "Horsehead Boy"
**Melissa Lucashenko, "Killing Darcy"
**Dave Luckett, "A Dark Winter"
**John Marsden, "The Night Is for Hunting"

1999

*Winner:
**Dave Luckett, "A Dark Victory"
*Finalists:
**Rory Barnes, "Horsehead Man"
**Damien Broderick & Rory Barnes, "Stuck in Fast Forward"
**Victor Kelleher, "The Ivory Trail"
**Victor Kelleher, "Into the Dark"

2000

*Winner:
**Sonya Hartnett, "Thursday's Child"
*Finalists:
**Rory Barnes, "Horsehead Soup"
**Richard Harland, "Ferren and the Angel"
**Christine Harris, "Omega"
**Sophie Masson, "The Green Prince"

2001

*Winner:
**Louise Katz, "The Other Face of Janus"
*Finalists:
**Anna Fienberg, "The Witch in the Lake"
**Garth Nix, "Lirael"
**Cameron Rogers, "The Music of Razors"
**Gillian Rubinstein, "Terra-Farma"

2002

*Winner:
**Sophie Masson, "The Hand of Glory"
*Finalists:
**Kate Forsyth, "The Starthorn Tree"
**David McRobbie, "Mum, Me, the 19th C"
**Natalie Jane Prior, "Fireworks and Darkness"

2003

*Joint winners:
**Garth Nix, "Abhorsen"
**Carole Wilkinson, "Dragonkeeper"
*Finalist:
**Janeen Webb, "The Silken Road to Samarkand"

2004

*Winner:
**Scott Westerfeld, "The Secret Hour"
*Finalists:
**Jackie French, "Flesh & Blood"
**Penni Russon, "Undine"
**Matt Zurbo, "Hot Nights, Cool Dragons"

2005

*Winner:
**Isobelle Carmody, "Alyzon Whitestarr"
*Finalists:
**Anthony Eaton, "Nightpeople"
**Justine Larbalestier, "Magic or Madness"
**Scott Westerfeld, "Peeps"
**Scott Westerfeld, "Uglies"
*Highly commended:
**Kerry Greenwood, "The Rat and the Raven"
**Penni Russon, "Breathe"
**Scott Westerfeld, "Pretties"

2006

*Winner:
**D. M. Cornish, ""
*Finalists:
**Amanda Holohan, "The King's Fool"
**Justine Larbalestier, "Magic Lessons"
**Juliet Marillier, "Wildwood Dancing"
**Scott Westerfeld, "The Last Days"

2007

*Winner:
**Anthony Eaton, "Skyfall"
*Finalists:
**Kate Constable, "Taste of Lightning"
**Juliet Marillier, "Cybele's Secret"
**Michael Pryor, "Heart of Gold"
**Scott Westerfeld, "Extras"

External links

* [http://www.aurealisawards.com/ Aurealis Awards]


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