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Onward If You Dare!

Date Published: 13/04/2018

Unearthed is our Book of the Week for science-fiction and middle years’ readers 12ys+.  It is a fast-paced story of high stakes adventures and running through alien temples on the other side of the galaxy. Collaboratively written by Meagan Spooner

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YA Book of the Week

Date Published: 13/04/2018

Between Us by Clare Atkins is a heart-breaking teenage love story set against the grim reality of life for asylum seekers in an Australian detention centre. It is recommended for YA readers and adults alike and will expand your world views

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Holiday Reads for Grown Ups

Date Published: 23/03/2018

We’ve got your holiday reading sorted with our list of recommendations.  We have so enjoyed sharing great reads with our Breakfast Book Chat groups this term and hope that you might be able to join us for our second term

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Middle Years’ Holiday Reading Reads

Date Published: 23/03/2018

Holidays are meant for reading!  We’ve got plenty of recommendations for our younger readers to add to their holiday reading lists and to borrow in whatever format they prefer – book, ebook or audio – depending on availability. We have

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YA Holiday Reads

Date Published: 23/03/2018

Holidays are meant for reading!  We’ve got plenty of recommendations for our YA readers to add to their holiday reading lists and to borrow in whatever format they prefer – book, ebook or audio – depending on availability. We have

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Book of the Week for Middle Years’ Readers

Date Published: 20/03/2018

Stargazing for Beginners by Jenny McLachlan is the perfect novel for readers aged 11-14 years who are looking for a feel-good, laugh-out-loud read about a loveable 15-year-old girl who has a passion for science and wants desperately to be an

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YA Book of the Week

Date Published: 20/03/2018

Living on Hope Street, by Turkish-Australian author Demet Divaroren, is a portrait of contemporary Australian urban life.  Everyone living on Hope Street in a multicultural Australia has a story, and their diversity is portrayed as a strength, not a threat.

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Book of the Week for Middle Years’ Readers

Date Published: 11/03/2018

Missing by Sue Whiting is a contemporary middle-grade mystery novel for readers 12+yrs.  It has a challenging and inherently sad topic about ‘missing persons’ which has been sensitively written about so as to make it accessible for younger readers. They

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YA Book of the Week

Date Published: 11/03/2018

The Cruel Prince is the first novel in a new series The Folk of the Air and Holly Black fans will be delighted with this action-packed tale of magical intrigue.  Set in the world of Faerie amongst the fey, this

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A Book About Sporty Women

Date Published: 04/03/2018

Women in Sports : 50 Fearless Athletes Who Played to Win, our inspiring Book of the Week for all ages, was written and illustrated by Rachel Ignotofsky and highlights the achievements and stories of fifty notable women athletes from 1800s

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