2020
Winners announced

2020 Winner and shortlist

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 or website — fiction or non-fiction.  The work should increase the understanding and appreciation of history by children and/or young adults.

Past winners and shortlists

2019

Book cover image of The Upside Down History of Down Under
Penguin Books Australia
Winner
book cover image of message in a sock
MidnightSun Publishing
Shortlisted
book cover image of i am sasha
Penguin Random House Australia
Shortlisted

2018

book cover image of the fighting stingrays
Penguin Random House Australia
Winner
cover image of dr huxleys bequest
FitzOsborne Press
Shortlisted
book cover image of marvellous miss may
NLA Publishing
Shortlisted

2017

Maralinga's Long Shadow Cover image
Allen & Unwin
Winner
Book cover for Desert Lake by Pamela Freeman and Liz Anelli
Walker Books Australia
Shortlisted
Australia's Great War 1917 cover image
Scholastic Australia
Shortlisted