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Book of the Week

Date Published: 16/07/2019

Making Friends with Alice Dyson is a sweet, tender story about friendship, first love and discovering who you really are. Set during the roller coaster ride of Year 12, it explores themes of self-discovery and identity, and is the perfect

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Holiday Reads for Students

Date Published: 25/06/2019

Holidays are the perfect time to catch up on your reading. We recommend that you put any of this term’s Book of the Week recommendations on your reading list to borrow in whatever format you prefer – book, ebook or

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Holiday Reads for Grown Ups

Date Published: 25/06/2019

We’ve got your holiday reading sorted with our list of recommendations!  Take a look at the new titles we have been sharing with our Staff and Parent Bookchatters this semester. We’re sure there’s something for everyone here. Happy Reading! Staff-bookchat-term2-2019

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 10/06/2019

Turia Pitt has written The Good Selfie: Tips and Tools for Teens To Nail Life for teenagers. It offers tips, tools and practical advice in an accessible style that can be dipped into when needed. It is a collection of

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 03/06/2019

Four Dead Queens by Astrid Scholte is a fast-paced murder mystery set in a fantastical world of Quadrants where females reign supreme. The plot twists and turns, and the mystery keeps the reader guessing till the very end! Ms Gagen

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Parent Breakfast Bookchat

Date Published: 03/06/2019

What a wonderful morning we had to share great reads with our breakfast bookchatters! Meeting once a term, members from our parent community join us for tea, coffee, reading recommendations and lively discussions on what we’ve been reading, viewing and

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 27/05/2019

“National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia.” Reconciliation Australia To celebrate, our Book of

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 13/05/2019

You Must Be Layla by writer and public-speaker Yassmin Abdel-Magied, is an engaging and heart-warming story for our younger readers. Dealing with the migrant experience in Australia, the story has a strong Muslim central character who is a literary role-model

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YA Book of the Week

Date Published: 06/05/2019

Winner of the 2018 Michael L. Printz Award, We Are Okay by Nina LaCour is an achingly beautiful YA novel about the power of friendship, loss, grief and family secrets. We recommended it for our older readers. Graphic Book Review

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 27/04/2019

Set in Brisbane at the University of Queensland, The Things That Will Not Stand by Michael Gerard Bauer is a coming of age story which is both humorous and heart-breaking at the same time. It is highly recommended for our

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