Some 210 people have been made an OBE this year, 392 an MBE, and 318 awarded a BEM (British Empire Model).
The 35-year-old struck up a strong friendship with six-year-old football mascot Bradley Lowery, as the little boy battled a rare childhood cancer last year.
"Often what women do traditionally has gone under the radar and now we are recognising more and more that there's so much everyone in our community does to make it work and women are part of that", she said.
"I like to think this award honours that, and the importance of literature and creativity in the classroom".
Holocaust survivor Ber Helfgott, also known as Ben, is knighted for services to Holocaust remembrance and education, one of almost three-quarters of those on the honours list deemed to have undertaken outstanding work in or for their local community.
Northern Ireland barrister Barry Valentine was awarded an OBE for services to the legal profession and the courts.
The list marks the highest number of women awarded in the history of the Order of Australia, which began in 1975, and a record 15 percent increase in female recipients compared to the Australia Day 2018 Honours List.
Trump set to meet with Kim one-on-one, sets early departure
Kim smiled as he heard the translator interpret the president's remarks, before weighing in with a brief statement of his own. Part of the interest in Tuesday's summit is simply because Kim has had limited appearances on the world stage.
Breakfast? Nah, IHOb is the International House of Burgers
IHOP's same-restaurant sales - or sales at locations open at least a year - declined 1.9 percent in its most recent fiscal year. A&W, Whataburger , Chili's and Denny's piled on with facetious name-changes and gibes about the new IHOB's burgers.
Beyond Good & Evil 2: E3 2018 Cinematic Trailer | Ubisoft [NA]
An open community of testers called the Space Monkey Program has been actively providing feedback to developers for the past year. In fact, the aesthetic isn't too different from the Cyberpunk 2077 footage shown during Microsoft's press conference on Sunday.