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A ‘wundrous’ Book of the Week for the Middle Years

Date Published: 26/02/2018

Step boldy and read this ‘wundrous’ new novel for the Middle Years. The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend is a an imaginative, quirky, charming, magical fantasy novel for Harry Potter fans. It’s an absolute treat to read and is

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YA Book of the Week

Date Published: 18/02/2018

The Harper Effect, by Sunshine Coast based author Taryn Bashford, is a coming-of-age novel and tennis romance. The author is passionate about teenage girls seeing themselves in a wide range of representations in fiction, and she uses sport as her example. In the novel, Harper

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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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Book of the Week

Date Published: 13/11/2017

Turtles All the Way Down by John Green is his new, long awaited YA novel and is a thoughtful look at adolescent mental illness based on his own lived experience. It’s an honest and, at times, terrifying read for both

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 21/10/2017

Step boldy and read this ‘wundrous’ new novel for the Middle Years. The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend is a an imaginative, quirky, charming, magical fantasy novel for Harry Potter fans. It’s an absolute treat to read and is

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Mt Alvernia Alumnae Invitation

Date Published: 06/09/2017

Movie Night Invitation Bring along family and friends. The message is to “choose kind” by rallying against bullying, social isolation and the petty meanness in our day to day lives. Help children to become their best selves. (RJ Palacio, author) 

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#TeamGirls

Date Published: 08/08/2017

#TeamGirls is a great new initiative which aims to nurture our young girls to become confident women. It originated as a response to the following research : Our Suncorp Australian Youth and Confidence 2017 Research Report revealed that young Australian girls believe

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Social Media Readiness

Date Published: 04/08/2017

Do you think you are ready to handle the world of social media?  Do your parents think you are old enough and have enough resilience and level of maturity to enjoy and benefit from this exciting new aspect of living

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New Book for Parents about Girls

Date Published: 19/05/2017

10 Things Girls Need Most by well-know parent educator and psychologist, Steve Biddulph, was published recently in response to the growing concern of parents about the issues that have arisen in relation to modern girlhood. Over the last twenty years as we

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