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Category Archives: Reading

School Holiday Museum Activities

Date Published: 12/09/2023

Brisbane has some amazing Museums and Art Galleries that you can visit over the holidays. If you’re looking for something fun and different to do, check out the links below!  

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Cosy-up with a book

Date Published: 13/06/2023

Cosy-up with a book this holiday and snuggle in for some time to relax and read an old favourite or something new. We have some great books we can recommend to you, we also have some amazing Audiobooks and eBooks

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Harmony Day Reads

Date Published: 21/03/2023

Muddy People A Memoir By Sara El Sayed Soos (Sara) is coming of age in a household with a lot of rules. No bikinis, despite the Queensland heat. No boys, unless he’s Muslim. And no life insurance, not even when

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First Nations Fiction

Date Published: 21/02/2023

 “Stories link us to our mob. Doesn’t matter if you are Koorie, Irish, Kiwi, Welsh or Indian. It’s the listening and telling of these stories that bring our people close, both young and old. Stories keep our culture strong and

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TOP 10 reads in the iCentre

Date Published: 24/01/2023

The best recommendation for a book comes from your peers. When people your own age, with similar tastes enjoy a book, the chances are very high that you will too. The books below are the most borrowed books in the

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Christmas Holiday Reading

Date Published: 30/11/2022

Reading a few books over the summer holidays helps ensure you keep the reading and other learning gains you’ve made during the school year. The iCentre have some great recommendations for you to check out from your local library or

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Holiday Writing Workshop

Date Published: 21/11/2022

School holidays are a great time to spend time enjoying your hobbies and improving your skills. For those keen writers out there, international award-winning author and writing coach Brian Falkner has developed a writing course that may interest you! The course

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 28/10/2022

No Words, by Maryam Master is the story of Hero and Aria and their friend Jaz. Aria, the 12-year-old character who seems to have no words, is selectively mute and is bullied at school because he is unable to speak.

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Final New Books of the Year

Date Published: 14/10/2022

Our last order of new books for the year has arrived in the iCentre and we have some great reads for you! Check out the book covers below: ‘Unnecessary Drama’ by Nina Kenwood We have the new Nina Kenwood novel

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New Books in the iCentre

Date Published: 12/09/2022

Our September order of new books from Lamont is in just in time for the holidays! There’s a range of genres to choose from with some exciting new books from authors we love, including Rhiannon Wilde, author of ‘Henry Hamlet’s

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