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Book of the Week and Future Classic

Date Published: 25/02/2019

The Skylarks’ War by Hilary McKay is the winner of the Costa Award for 2018 and a future classic. It is a delightful, touching story of a family and the lives they led set against the background of the dark

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Vardaesia Book Launch

Date Published: 25/02/2019

The wait is over! On Tuesday 19th May, 350 fans of Lynette Noni joined us to celebrate the launch of Vardaesia the final book in The Medoran Chronicles.  This was the first event in our calendar of book events for our Read

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YA Book of the Week

Date Published: 11/02/2019

Girl Running, Boy Falling by Kate Gordon is a contemporary YA coming-of-age novel dealing with teen issues which will best suit our older readers (15+ yrs). Teen life has been expertly portrayed by the author and difficult topics are explored with understanding and

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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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Read Like a Girl Everyday in 2019!

Date Published: 04/02/2019

#RLaG is a program designed to help girls to succeed by igniting a love of reading. It was started in response to research showing that the proportion of girls aged 14+ who read books has decreased in recent years. In

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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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Vardaesia Book Launch

Date Published: 23/01/2019

The wait is nearly over! Tuesday 19th May is fast approaching when fans of Lynette Noni are invited to join us to celebrate the launch of the final book in The Medoran Chronicles.  This is the first event in our calendar

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#holidayreads for Students

Date Published: 03/12/2018

We are so lucky to work with Pauline McLeod (@pollyblog) from Riverbend Books who is an expert in YA and Middle School fiction.  She provides us with recommendations of the latest suitable novels to include in our collection.  Recently she shared her recommendations

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Breakfast Bookchat and Christmas Crack!

Date Published: 03/12/2018

It’s Breakfast Bookchat time again! We’ve made our Christmas Crack and selected some outstanding books from a range of genres that we’ll be recommending to our staff as holiday reads. Happy reading over the Christmas break from everyone at the

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Vardaesia Book Launch

Date Published: 03/12/2018

Fans of Lynette Noni are invited to join us to celebrate the launch of the final book in The Medoran Chronicles.  This is the first event in our calendar of book events for our Read Like a Girl program in 2019.  Riverbend Books

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