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Staff Picks for #holidayreads

Date Published: 22/06/2017

Holidays are the perfect time to catch up on reading and work through the pile of books on the bedside table.  Here’s what some of our staff plan to read during the break.  You might like to add them to

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Senior Book Club #holidayreads

Date Published: 21/06/2017

Our Senior Book Club readers will be exploring YA novels that have alternative text types.  We thought other readers might be interested in these innovative and challenging novels so put these on your reading list for the holidays.

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5 Inspirational Books for Girls in Middle School

Date Published: 19/06/2017

Ms Stower shares her favourite inspirational reads for girls in the Middle School in her professional blog  iPractice – a collection of ideas about school libraries and learning  I am often asked to recommend “must read” books for girls of

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Making the Most of Feedback

Date Published: 14/06/2017

As students head into exam sessions, it is important that they learn how to make the most of the feedback they receive after the exams are returned. It is also timely to remind students that the iCentre has a subscription

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Holiday Creative Writing Workshop

Date Published: 14/06/2017

Attention all creative writers.  The State Library of Qld is conducting the following Story Lab workshop on July 7th during the holiday break.  We thoroughly recommend this to all of our budding writers. Wor(l)dplay: Creative Writing 13-16s (7 Jul) “In

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A Coming of Age Story

Date Published: 13/06/2017

Clancy of the Undertow  by Christopher Currie is a thoughtful, coming of age story. It is a mature read and more suited to our YA senior fiction readers (15+).   Graphic Book Review

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Meet Our New Team Member

Date Published: 13/06/2017

It is a great pleasure to introduce Bec Bonavia who has recently joined the iCentre team as our new Library Assistant. Bec is a mum of two and is a mad keen reader.  She has a background in office management, has

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Top 10 Novels

Date Published: 01/06/2017

These are the Top 10 novels that have been borrowed this semester.  If you are looking for your next read, pick any from the list and see what everyone else is enjoying. Make sure you write a review on the

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Write a Review on the OPAC

Date Published: 29/05/2017

Did you know that our new OPAC is a collaborative space and you can recommend books to other students by writing and posting a review to the OPAC to share your opinion about a resource? It’s so easy to do

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Crime Fiction At Its Best

Date Published: 29/05/2017

Jane Harper’s debut novel, The Dry, is a thrilling, page-turner for grown up readers of crime fiction.  Take a look at our graphic book review below and recommend this #greatread to your friends. You won’t be disappointed!   Graphic Book

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