listings for the flywheel

2016-short-list-posterThe Flywheel is on the Children’s Book Council of Australia 2016 Shortlist (Older Readers)! This is a great honour, especially considering the company:

The Pause, John Larkin

Freedom Ride, Sue Lawson

A Single Stone, Meg McKinlay

Inbetween Days, Vikki Wakefield

Cloudwish, Fiona Wood

Gold_shortlisted_nobkgndThe Flywheel has also made the Gold Inky Award 2016 shortlist with more fab writers:

Illuminae, Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Sister Heart, Sally Morgan

Green Valentine, Lili Wilkinson

Cloudwish, Fiona Wood

The Inky Awards are very special in that the books are selected by teens, for teens.

Now that the shortlist has been announced, VOTING IS OPEN! If you are between 12 and 20 you can cast your vote for your favourite book until Sunday 18 September.

If you’re interested in finding out more about all the Inky longlisted books, I recommend you check out the excellent Bookish Friends podcast, which has an episode for each of them, including The Flywheel.