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‘Dropping In’ makes 2017 IBBY disability books selection

Geoff Havel’s Dropping In (Fremantle Press) has been included in the 2017 IBBY (International Board on Books for Young People) Selection of Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities.

Havel’s story of friendship, bullying and living with cerebral palsy is the only Australian title to make the list, which is published every two years. The 2017 selection will be premiered at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair on 3 April and published in an annotated print catalogue.

The IBBY Selection of Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities is a biennial list of approximately 50 titles for and about children and young people with disabilities from around the world. Titles are nominated by IBBY national sections.

A list of the 2017 selection will appear on the IBBY collection website closer to the announcement at Bologna. For past catalogues, click here.

 

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