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A Wonder of a Read

Date Published: 04/02/2019

This term our Yr 8 classes will have the pleasure of reading Wonder by RJ Palacio. The Book Wonder is a story about Auggie, a ten year old boy who has been born with a craniofacial difference. He has been

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The Bogan Mondrian

Date Published: 15/10/2018

The Bogan Mondrian by Steven Herrick is a powerful YA novel about grief, domestic violence and making sense of the world by one of our favourite authors.  Dealing with big issues in a sensitive and nuanced way, this is recommended

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Book of the Week for Middle Years’ Readers

Date Published: 06/08/2018

Sweet Adversity by Sheryl Gwynther is a fun, historical adventure story about a feisty young girl of great spirit who triumphs over immense pressures and overwhelming odds. Our younger readers will love this feel-good and character-driven story of an irrepressible

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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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An Inspiring Story for Middle Years’ Readers

Date Published: 04/02/2018

Malala’s Magic Pencil by Malala Yousafzai is the inspiring true story of her childhood and life and how she found the magic in her voice. Told in picture book format, it is accessible to younger readers and she hopes that

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 10/09/2017

Daughter of Nomads by Rosanne Hawke is an historical fantasy set in the 17th century Mughal Empire. Told in a traditional old storytelling style, it will delight readers from ages 10 – 18 years.   Graphic Book Review

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Mt Alvernia Alumnae Invitation

Date Published: 06/09/2017

Movie Night Invitation Bring along family and friends. The message is to “choose kind” by rallying against bullying, social isolation and the petty meanness in our day to day lives. Help children to become their best selves. (RJ Palacio, author) 

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