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Category Archives: Graphic Book Review

Book of the Week

Date Published: 16/11/2021

The benefits of being an octopus by Ann Braden is an inspiring book that examines poverty, domestic violence, gun ownership, challenging stereotypes and finding the inner strength to deal with challenging situation. Delve into the book trailer or the graphic

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 02/11/2021

Published in July of this year, Exit through the gift shop by Maryam Master is a wonderful read. This zine-style novel is receiving many positive reviews and is sure to engage any student who picks it up. Although the protagonist

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Classic Book of the Month

Date Published: 26/10/2021

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austin is a novel that has stood the test of time and is as popular today with readers as it was when it was written.  Known for wonderful characterization and formidable wit, this book is a wonderful read. Modern feminists will be

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 18/10/2021

Vale Eddie Jaku: the man who taught us that “Life can be beautiful if you make it beautiful. It’s up to you.”  We were sad to hear that the author of one of our favourite books has passed away, aged 101.  Eddie Jaku who wrote The happiest

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 12/10/2021

House of Hollow by Krystal Sutherland is a gothic read.  Get drawn into the world of the very glamorous Hollow sisters.  There are few gothic novels for YA readers of this calibre.  We highly recommend this page turner for young

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Classic Book of the Week

Date Published: 05/10/2021

Sienna Anning, who worked with us here in the iCentre, recommended some classic reads that she thinks both students and teachers will enjoy.  A classic is a book which, with each rereading, offers as much of a sense of discovery

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YA Holiday Reads for Students

Date Published: 12/09/2021

Holidays are the perfect time to catch up on your reading. We recommend that you put any of our YA 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 our Younger Students

Date Published: 12/09/2021

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

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 06/09/2021

The Inheritance by Armin Greder is a picture book for older readers and is suitable for mid primary to lower secondary readers and classes. The author says that the subject of his book is about what we are permitting to

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 30/08/2021

Are You There, Buddha? by Pip Harry is a funny and contemporary take on puberty, periods, relationships and fitting in. We follow the story of Bee who has just started Year Seven, and has yet to find her ‘tribe’.  The

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