New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children and Young Adults – Young Adult Fiction

Christchurch City Libraries lists literary prize winners and links to catalogue searches, but we may not hold copies of all titles mentioned.

The NZ Post Young Adult Fiction Award is one of seven awards sponsored by New Zealand Post. It is organised and administered by Booksellers New Zealand and supported by Creative New Zealand and Book Tokens (NZ) Ltd. Prior to 1997, the awards were known as the AIM Children’s Book Awards.

2014

Coverr of Mortal FireMortal fire Elizabeth Knox (Winner)

2013

Cover: Into the RiverInto the river Ted Dawe (Winner and Margaret Mahy Book of the Year)

2012

Calling the gods Jack Lasenby (Winner)

2011

Fierce SeptemberFierce September Fleur Beale (Winner)

2010

The crossingBlood of the lamb: the crossing Mandy Hager (Winner)

2009

10 pm questionThe 10pm question Kate de Goldi (Winner)

2008

Salt Maurice Gee (Winner)

2007

Genesis Bernard Beckett (Winner)

2006

With lots of love from GeorgiaWith lots of love from Georgia Brigid Lowry (Winner)

2005

Malcolm and Juliet Bernard Beckett (Winner)

2004

Thunder Road Ted Dawe (Winner)

2003

Cover of AlchemyAlchemy Margaret Mahy (Winner)

2002

Owl Joanna Orwin (Winner)

2001

Voyage with Jason Ken Catran (Winner)

2000

The Tiggie Tompson Show Tessa Duder (Winner)

1999

Cover of TaurTaur Jack Lasenby (Winner)

1998

Dare truth or promise Paula Boock (Winner)

1997

Sanctuary Kate De Goldi (Winner)