Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson is a powerful coming of age story of an African American girl trying to find her place in the world by fitting together the hundreds of conflicting pieces of her life. The novel was a
Students had great fun during Literacy Week celebrations in the iCentre. A special morning tea was held for them where they were encouraged to come dressed as a favourite book character around the theme of “Love is in the air”.
It’s Literacy and Numeracy Week at Mount Alvernia and we’re celebrating in the iCentre to acknowledge the support we all give to our students to develop stronger literacy and numeracy skills. Besides traditional literacy skills, we also want to raise awareness
Congratulations to the talented Australian children’s authors and illustrators who are the 2018 Book of the Year award winners. Professor Margot Hillel OAM, Chair of the CBCA National Board says, “This is our 72nd Book of the Year Awards and
Do you know how to borrow an iCentre Audio Book or eBook? A recent survey suggests that some of our students need a refresher on how to do this, so we’ve created the following cheat sheet for you. The iCentre
Everything All At Once by Steve Camden (aka Polarbear) is a collection of poems about one week in a secondary school where everything happens all at once, and is an achingly poignant read for all secondary school students. Teachers could
The Darkest Minds is the first novel of a psychic thriller series by Alexandra Bracken. Set in a near-future dystopia where most children have died and those who have survived have super powers, this story is for those readers who loved The
It is a great pleasure to introduce Roula Abed who has recently joined the iCentre team as a Library Assistant. Roula is a mum of two and comes to us from Syria. She arrived in Australia in 2017 after spending 12 years