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Classic Book of the Week

Date Published: 05/10/2021

Sienna Anning, who worked with us here in the iCentre, 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 sense of discovery

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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: 19/07/2021

One Hundred Days by award-winning writer Alice Pung is literary fiction at its best.  This mother-daughter drama and fractured fairytale explores the faultlines between love and control and throws up issues for the reader to reflect on.  It is an

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 15/06/2021

Bila Yarrudhanggalangdhuray by Anita Heiss is a story that everyone should read. It raises awareness of First Nations’ perspectives on the early days of white settlement and introduces the reader to the Wiradyuri language. Based on true events, it’s a

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 16/05/2021

When We Are Invisible by Claire Zorn is the much-awaited sequel to The Sky So Heavy. In this story, important themes are dealt with and power, control and security are juxtaposed with courage, love and compassion.  Set in a nuclear

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 01/03/2021

Catch Me If I Fall by Barry Jonsberg is a thoughtful read for middle-grade students and most suited to the 10 – 14 year age group. Set in a dystopian Australian future, the novel prompts students to think about issues

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 18/08/2020

Hey, Kiddo: How  I Lost my Mother, Found my Father, and Dealt with Family Addiction by Jarrett J Krosoczka is a graphic memoir and tells the story of Jarrett’s growing up in a family grappling with addiction and finding the art

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 27/07/2020

How to Grow a Family Tree by Eliza Henry-Jones is a heart-warming coming of age story about what family and home really mean. Drawing on her background in psychology, the author authentically deals with issues of addiction, trauma and assault

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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: 24/02/2020

A New Kind of Every Thing by Richard Yaxley is a YA novel that simmers with tension and challenging themes but which delivers a powerful and moving story about navigating the challenges and traumas of growing up and of making

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