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Award for Excellence in Educational Publishing
or Overall Winner ; or EPAA Overall Winner
Subcategory of Educational Publishing Awards Australia
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The Overall Winner, or Award for Excellence in Educational Publishing, category is awarded to the winner across all categories of the EPAAs.

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Latest Winners / Recipients

Year: 2017

winner y separately published work icon The Invisible War : A Tale on Two Scales Ailsa Wild , Briony Barr , Gregory Crocetti , Ben Hutchings (illustrator), Collingwood : Scale Free Network , 2016 10777298 2016 single work graphic novel young adult

'While treating a patient with dysentery, Sister Annie Barnaby encounters a strain of lethal bacteria. As the invaders journey deep into her gut, the resident microbes must ght to survive. Annie’s life hangs in the balance. Enter the phage, a deadly predator, ready to wage war to protect their host.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Year: 2011

winner y separately published work icon Yarning Strong Laguna Bay Publishing (publisher), Oxford University Press (publisher), Mosman Melbourne : Laguna Bay Publishing Oxford University Press , 2011-2014 Z1767119 2011 series - publisher children's fiction children's

An Indigenous education series for ALL young Australians and their teachers.

  • Twelve 64-page novels
  • Four 48-page graphic novels
  • Four anthologies (comprising many text types: poems, artworks, descriptions, plays and so on)
  • Behind the Stories DVD
  • Professional Support CD-ROM
  • 160-page Professional Support manual

What's it like to be a young Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person in Australia today? Yarning Strong provides some of the answers for upper primary (and lower secondary) students.

All stories have been written by Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander writers, and a committee of respected Indigenous educators guided the development and content of the series.

Source: (Sighted 18/03/2011).

Year: 2008

winner y separately published work icon Sharing Our Stories : Series 1 Liz Thompson (editor), Sydney : Pearson Education Australia , 2008 17205019 2008 series - publisher short story biography

Year: 2002

winner y separately published work icon Papunya School Book of Country and History Papunya School Publishing Committee , Nadia Wheatley , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2001 Z918321 2001 single work information book children's 'Tells the story of how Anangu from five different language groups came to live together at Papunya. From the time of the first contacts with explorers, missionaries and pastoralists, through to the Papunya art movement and the Warumpi Band, this multi-layered text finally leads us to the development of the unique educational environment that is Papunya School.' Source: Libraries Australia (Sighted 14/09/2009).

Year: 1996

winner y separately published work icon Invasion and Resistance : Untold Stories : Aboriginal Voices in Australian History Board of Studies , North Sydney : Board of Studies , 1995 Z1606741 1995 anthology oral history

Invasion and Resistance: Untold Stories provides schools, for the first time, with curriculum resources that provide a picture of Australia's past from a predominantly Aboriginal perspective. The kit directly supports Mandatory Question five of the History Years 7-10 Syllabus for NSW schools.