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Holiday Reading for the Easter Break

Date Published: 28/03/2022

Holidays are the perfect time to pick up a new book! We’ve got plenty of recommendations and books on the shelves, eBooks, and audio books for you to borrow for your holiday reads. We have reviewed some of the best

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Classic of the Month

Date Published: 14/03/2022

North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell “Loyalty and obedience to wisdom and justice are fine; but it is still finer to defy arbitrary power, unjustly and cruelly used–not on behalf of ourselves, but on behalf of others more helpless.” ­~

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 16/11/2021

The benefits of being an octopus by Ann Braden is an inspiring book that examines poverty, domestic violence, gun ownership, challenging stereotypes and finding the inner strength to deal with challenging situation. Delve into the book trailer or the graphic

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Classic Book of the Month

Date Published: 26/10/2021

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austin is a novel that has stood the test of time and is as popular today with readers as it was when it was written.  Known for wonderful characterization and formidable wit, this book is a wonderful read. Modern feminists will be

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Classic of the Month

Date Published: 17/08/2021

Sienna Anning, who has been working with us here in the iCentre, has recommended some classic reads that she thinks both students and teachers will enjoy.  A classic is a book which with each rereading offers as much of a

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 18/05/2020

The Book of Chance by Sue Whiting is a powerful thought-provoking read for Middle Years’ students which will challenge them to think about and discuss how do young people distinguish between what is true and what is not in today’s

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 29/10/2019

White Bird by R J Palacio is an unforgettable read! Branded as a Wonder story, this graphic novel continues and expands on a story in the author’s Auggie & Me about Julian’s grandmother and the tale of her childhood in German-occupied France. The story

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 23/01/2019

Lenny’s Book of Everything by Karen Foxlee is a tender, heartbreaking novel about love and loss that will stay with you long after you have finished reading. This novel is not just for kids – readers of all ages will

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Everything I’ve Never Said

Date Published: 26/11/2018

This week we welcome author Samantha Wheeler to our iCentre Campfire and Author event where we introduce the 2019 Yr 7 students to our literature promotion program and share reading recommendations for everyone. Her novel, Everything I’ve Never Said,  is a highly recommended

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Book of the Month

Date Published: 26/11/2018

Lenny’s Book of Everything by Karen Foxlee is a tender, heartbreaking novel about love and loss that will stay with you long after you have finished reading. This novel is not just for kids – readers of all ages will

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