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YA Book of the Week

Date Published: 04/03/2018

Moonrise by Sarah Crossan is a breathtakingly moving novel that bravely tackles the subject of capital punishment. Written in free verse, it is short but powerful and leaves the reader with big questions to ponder about such a debatable topic.

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FUEL Girl Shaped Flames

Date Published: 26/02/2018

FUEL Girl Shaped Flames is a highly recommended initiative for teen girls that has been set up in Brisbane by founder Tanya Meessmann.  She believes that every girl has a fire in her belly, and that FUEL can help fan

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A ‘wundrous’ Book of the Week for the Middle Years

Date Published: 26/02/2018

Step boldy and read this ‘wundrous’ new novel for the Middle Years. The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend is a an imaginative, quirky, charming, magical fantasy novel for Harry Potter fans. It’s an absolute treat to read and is

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YA Book of the Week

Date Published: 26/02/2018

Our YA Book of the Week is All Rights Reserved by Gregory Scott Katsoulis.  It is the chilling story of a nightmarish dystopian future where every word and gesture is copyrighted, patented or trademarked once a person turns 15 years

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Tech Tip of the Week

Date Published: 18/02/2018

Students can use DesignEvo, a free online logo maker, to create professional logos in seconds. This would be useful for students doing Certificate III in IDMT and Certificate III in Business, and for all students to create professional logos for

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A Magical Adventure Story for Middle Years’ Readers

Date Published: 18/02/2018

Our Book of the Week for Middle Years’ Readers is the highly original  magical adventure story The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone by Jaclyn Moriarty. This whimsically illustrated tale of elves, spellbinders, water sprites, extraordinary aunts and a young

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YA Book of the Week

Date Published: 18/02/2018

The Harper Effect, by Sunshine Coast based author Taryn Bashford, is a coming-of-age novel and tennis romance. The author is passionate about teenage girls seeing themselves in a wide range of representations in fiction, and she uses sport as her example. In the novel, Harper

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International Women’s Day Breakfast

Date Published: 12/02/2018

Please join us on Thursday, March 8th at 6.45 am for our #RLaG International Women’s Day Breakfast.  This year our theme will focus on sporting stories to inspire all girls, and our guest speaker will be  Taryn Bashford, author of

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Book of the Week for Video Game Lovers

Date Published: 12/02/2018

Warcross by Marie Liu is a fast-paced, sci-fi, cyberpunk virtual reality thriller where readers are immersed in a video game with the characters.  Dealing with computer hacking and the ethical limits of technology, it has both romance and suspense and

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YA Book of the Week

Date Published: 12/02/2018

One Of Us Is Lying by Karen McManus is an addictive read for YA lovers of the thriller genre.  Set in an American school, five students attend detention where one of the students dies a perplexing death and the other

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