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Fremantle readers, vote for Our Story

Fremantle readers – vote for Our Story, WA and be in at the start of Australia’s biggest book group for the National Year of Reading 2012

Australia’s National Year of Reading 2012 starts with the opportunity for you to vote for the book that you think should represent Western Australia as one of the eight on the national recommended reading list for 2012. You can help decide the eight books that are the National Year of Reading 2012 collection.

Shortlist for Western Australia (chosen by an independent panel of readers)

• Elizabeth Jolley, The Newspaper of Claremont Street, Fremantle Press
• Sally Morgan, My Place, Fremantle Press
• Howard Pederson & Banjo Woorunmurra, Jandamarra and the Bunuba Resistance, Magabala Books
• Kim Scott, True Country, Fremantle Press
• Craig Silvey, Jasper Jones, 2009, Allen & Unwin
• Tim Winton, Cloudstreet, 1991, Penguin

The shortlist and voting forms are available at the Fremantle City Library. Cast your vote at the library or online at www.abc.net.au/yearofreading. Voting closes 6 January 2012.

The list of eight winning titles and the start of Australia’s biggest book group for the National Year of Reading will be announced at the launch of the campaign on 14 February, 2012, at the National Library of Australia in Canberra. Fremantle City Library will be holding our own launch event to announce the winning books.

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