Inside the Australian and New Zealand book industry

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‘Love for reading not only should—but needs—to be kept alive, especially with us teenagers. YA literature and books in general are a way to relax, calm down and chill out from a world that’s constantly going-going-going all the time.’—Year 12 student and former CYL Youth Advisory Board member Zhana Maticevski-Shumack responds to State Library Victoria’s decision to ‘retire’ the Centre for Youth Literature.