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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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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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New Podcast for Teens

Date Published: 12/03/2018

Rebecca Sparrow has launched a new podcast for teens called Ask Me Anything.  She created it so teachers and students can listen to it together in class and then discuss the important issues raised such as  friendship, first crushes and

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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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IWD Breakfast Just Got Even Better!

Date Published: 04/03/2018

Please join us in the iCentre 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 and sportswomen to inspire all girls, and our guest speakers will

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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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