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2021
Winners announced
2021
Tell Me Why for Young Adults
Simon & Schuster
Winner
2021
The Friendly Games
MidnightSun Publishing
Shortlisted
2021
Footprints on the Moon
University of Queensland Press
Shortlisted

The Young People’s History Prize ($15,000) is for a published book or ebook, publically screened or broadcasted film, television or radio program, DVD, podcast or website — fiction or non-fiction.  The work should increase the understanding and appreciation of history by children and/or young adults.

Past winners

2020
Book cover The Good Son
Candlewick Press
Winner
2019
Book cover image of The Upside Down History of Down Under
Penguin Books Australia
Winner
2018
book cover image of the fighting stingrays
Penguin Random House Australia
Winner
2017
Maralinga's Long Shadow Cover image
Allen & Unwin
Winner