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July 10th, 2018
We are proud to announce our Inky Awards judges for 2018. Our 9 teen judges will work to whittle the longlisted titles down to a final shortlist for teens all over Australia to vote on. And they are... Fahma, age 13, from VIC Sophie, age 15, from...
March 1st, 2018
We’re so excited to be able to share the 2018 Inky Awards longlist with you! The longlist of 10 Australian and 10 international YA titles was selected by a panel of past Inky Awards judges, the Dog’s Advisory Board and Inside a Dog alumni, all young...
February 22nd, 2018
This year we are introducing a new component to the Inky Awards, as part of our soon to be launched Inside a Dog website. We’re offering teens (from anywhere in Australia with an decent internet signal) the opportunity to become one of our inaugural...
February 15th, 2018
If you love reading, talking about books and debating what makes a great book, then apply now to be a 2018 Inky Awards Judge!  What does an Inky Awards Judge do? Reads all 20 longlisted books (which you get to keep) within three...

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Inside a Dog is a place for teen readers and the home of Inky, the reading wonder-dog. Here you can:

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I really enjoyed this boook.  Emmy & Oliver are next door neighbours, they do everything...
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I enjoyed this contemporary young adult novel.  A friendship group is fractured when two of...