NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults

The shortlist for the 2020 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young adults was announced on Thursday 4 June, 2020

The winners will be announced on Wednesday 12 August during a virtual presentation.

Here is the full list of the nominated books.

Picture Book Award

Picture Book Award 2020

Wright Family Foundation Esther Glen Award for Junior Fiction

Wright Family Foundation Esther Glen Award for Junior Fiction

Young Adult Fiction Award

Young Adult Fiction Award

Elsie Locke Award for Non-Fiction

Elsie Locke Award for Non-Fiction

Russell Clark Award for Illustration

Russell Clark Award for Illustration

Wright Family Foundation Te Kura Pounamu Award for books written in te reo Māori

Wright Family Foundation Te Kura Pounamu Award for books written in te reo Māori

Best First Book Award

Best First Book Award