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YA Book of the Week

Date Published: 04/02/2018

Untidy Towns by Kate O’Donnell will particularly resonate with readers in their last year of high school who are experiencing confusion and the pressure of expectations as they begin moving to a new phase in life.  Addie shows them in

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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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#RLaG Graevale Launch in the iCentre

Date Published: 29/01/2018

Graevale Launch Photo Gallery The setting was magical, the cake was on display, the fans arrived in unbelievable numbers, and the mood was one of great excitement especially for the group of girls on the Launch Committee who had organised

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An Adventure Fantasy for Middle Years’ Readers

Date Published: 29/01/2018

The Wonderling by Mira Bartok is a delightful read for younger readers 9 yrs +.  It’s an illustrated book, an adventure fantasy, and a coming of age story.  You’ll fall in love with Arthur, the one eared groundling, and his

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Book of the Week for Middle Years’ Readers

Date Published: 19/01/2018

Middle Years’ readers will laugh out loud at Shaun Micallef’s Tales from a Tall Forest, a riotously funny retelling of some of your favourite fairytale adventures. Enjoy the highly-entertaining stories and marvel at Jonathan Bentley’s brilliant black and white illustrations

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YA Book of the Week

Date Published: 19/01/2018

Our first YA book recommendation for the year is Wreck by Fleur Ferris. It’s a fast paced murder mystery thriller set in Australia.  A heart-pumping easy read, this will appeal to our YA readers who love suspense and will send

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Holiday Reads for Grown-Ups

Date Published: 28/11/2017

If you love crime fiction and page turners, then put these novels on your holiday reading list.  Emerging Australian crime fiction writers have produced award winning, high octane, debut novels and their sequels which will keep you on the edge

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Breakfast Book Chat for Parents

Date Published: 21/11/2017

“It takes a reader to grow a reader” (LaGarde & Nesloney, 2017) We would like to invite parents in the Mt Alvernia community to join our Breakfast Book Chat.  This is essentially a book club for parents/guardians who are interested

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Holiday Reading for YA Readers

Date Published: 20/11/2017

There’s plenty on the shelves and in ebook and audio book formats to tempt our YA and Senior Fiction readers to borrow for their holiday reads. We’ve chosen some for you that will make you think, let you walk a mile

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Holiday Reading for Middle Years’ Readers

Date Published: 20/11/2017

We have assembled a list of the newest #greatreads that we recommend for our Middle Years’ readers to enjoy during the holiday season.  The list includes Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend and The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures

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