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Book of the Week

Date Published: 13/07/2020

Butterfly Yellow by Thanhh Lai is award-winning historical fiction. The novel tells the story of 18-year-old Hang who journeys away from war-torn Vietnam and arrives in Texas, USA, to reconnect with her brother, who left six years earlier. It’s 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: 10/03/2020

What is a Refugee? by Elise Gravel is a picture book that explores the refugee experience in simple terms for younger readers.  As such, it is an excellent introduction for readers of all ages to gain an understanding of the

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YA Book of the Week

Date Published: 13/04/2018

Between Us by Clare Atkins is a heart-breaking teenage love story set against the grim reality of life for asylum seekers in an Australian detention centre. It is recommended for YA readers and adults alike and will expand your world views

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YA Book of the Week

Date Published: 20/03/2018

Living on Hope Street, by Turkish-Australian author Demet Divaroren, is a portrait of contemporary Australian urban life.  Everyone living on Hope Street in a multicultural Australia has a story, and their diversity is portrayed as a strength, not a threat.

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Literacy & Numeracy Week ‘Living Book’

Date Published: 10/08/2017

Our guest speaker for this year’s Literacy and Numeracy Week is Mojgan Shamsalipoor.  Mojgan is speaking to students and staff as a ‘Living Book’ on Wednesday 23rd August . The Living Book or Living Library movement started in Denmark. Living Books (people)

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Learning About Refugees

Date Published: 11/07/2017

This semester our Yr 11 History and our Yr 9 students will be learning about refugees. Make sure you make use of the iCentre’s new service features of :  ASK      FIND & CONNECT to locate reliable, authoritative information from

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