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The Storylines Betty Gilderdale Award honours Betty Gilderdale, a lifelong advocate and supporter of children’s literature, through her academic research, work as a reviewer and 30 years' committee service to Auckland’s Children’s Literature Association. Prior to 2000, the award was known as the Children’s Literature Association’s Award for Services to Children’s Literature.
Our page on the Storylines Awards.
Recipients of the award are:
Dr Libby Limbrick
Sarah Forster. Text of speech A changing landscape of ‘good’ books
Crissi Blair. Read Crissi's address on receiving the award A tour of my bookshelves.
Jeannie Skinner, text of speech entitled For the Love of Libraries, opens a new window
Rosemary Tisdall, text of speech entitled A Life of Privilege
Trish Brooking, text of speech entitled Past to present: Navigating New Zealand Children’s Literature, opens a new window. Watch her presentation, opens a new window.