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Get the Facts about Sarahah

Date Published: 23/04/2018

There has been a lot of publicity about Sarahah, an anonymous feedback app that teens are using to pass anonymous digital notes to each other, and the concerns it raises about cyberbullying. We have been hearing a lot about it

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YA Book of the Week

Date Published: 22/04/2018

The Last Days of Us by Bec Nicholas is our YA Book of the Week. It is a moving, road-trip themed coming-of-age story and exploration of grief. The story takes place as a group of friends travels by Kombi from

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Book of the Week for Middle Years’ Readers

Date Published: 22/04/2018

Grace on the Court by professional netballer Maddy Proud will be enjoyed by netball fans, especially in the aftermath of the Commonwealth Games and the thrilling final match in which the Australian Diamonds played. The author was disappointed about the

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Two New Digital Magazine Subscriptions

Date Published: 13/04/2018

We have recently purchased two new magazine subscriptions to The Monthly and Quarterly Essay. These will be particularly useful resources for our senior students and will support their research inquiries. Students are encouraged to explore these new resources and add them to

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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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Stories Make Us – Stories Create Our Future

Date Published: 20/03/2018

Congratulations to Morris Gleitzman, one of the iCentre’s favourite authors, who has been announced as the Australian Children’s Laureate for 2018-12019. The theme for his two-year term will be Stories Make Us – Stories Create Our Future. The Stories Make Us calendar, created by

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