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Esther Glen Junior Fiction Award

The LIANZA Esther Glen Junior Fiction Award was established in 1945 and recognises a distinguished contribution to literature for children aged up to 15 years. 

Esther Glen is considered one of New Zealand’s finest children’s writers. 

The winner of the 2015 Esther Glen Award is Conrad Cooper's Last Stand by Leonie Agnew.

Previous recipients

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2013 - Red Rocks 2012 - The Travelling Restaurant 2011 - The Shadow of the Boyd 2010 - The Billionaire's Curse 2009 - Juno of Taris 2008 - Smashed
2007 - Genesis 2006 - Dreamhunter 2005 - Malcolm and Juliet 2004 - Jacko Moran, Sniper 2003 - Right where it hurts 2002 - Knocked for six
2001 - 24 Hours 1998 - Four-eyed and Useless 1997 - Sanctuary 1996 - Crossroads 1995 - The Fat Man 1994 - Sasscat to Win
1993 - Underrunners 1992 - Alessandra 1991 - Agnes the Sheep 1990 - Alex In Winter 1989 - The Mangrove Summer 1988 - Alex
1986 - Motherstone 1985 - The Changeover 1984 - Elephant Rock 1983 - The Haunting 1982 - The Year of the Yelvertons 1979 - Take the Long Path
1978 - The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch 1975 - My Cat Likes to Hide in Boxes 1973 - The First Margaret Mahy Storybook 1970 - A Lion in the Meadow 1964 - The Story of a Little Boy 1959 - Tom and the Water Boy
Joan Smith 1947 - Myths and Legends of Maoriland 1945 - The Book of Wiremu    

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