Past Winners

New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults

Book of the Year
Dare Truth or Promise by Paula Boock (Longacre Press, 1997)
Children’s Choice
Alphabet Apartments by Lesley Moyes (Mallinson Rendel, 1997)
Best First Book
Trapped by Judy Knox (Scholastic, 1997)
Senior Fiction
Dare Truth or Promise by Paula Boock (Longacre Press, 1997)
Junior Fiction
Ticket to the Sky Dance by Joy Cowley (Viking, 1997)
Picture Book
Alphabet Apartments by Lesley Moyes (Mallinson Rendel, 1997)
Non-Fiction
The Know, Sow & Grow Kids’ Book of Plants by Diana Noonan and Keith Olsen (Bridge Hill Publishing, 1997)