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Tag Archives: Yr 8

#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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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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Everything I’ve Never Said

Date Published: 26/11/2018

This week we welcome author Samantha Wheeler to our iCentre Campfire and Author event where we introduce the 2019 Yr 7 students to our literature promotion program and share reading recommendations for everyone. Her novel, Everything I’ve Never Said,  is a highly recommended

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Book of the Month

Date Published: 26/11/2018

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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Book of the Week for Middle Years’ Readers

Date Published: 29/10/2018

Everything I’ve Never Said by Samantha Wheeler is a highly recommended middle-grade novel. It is a tender first-hand account of a young girl living with Rett Syndrome. Trapped inside her body with no way of communicating, Ava’s journey to find

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Macquarie Dictionary and Thesaurus Online

Date Published: 22/10/2018

The iCentre has subscribed to a valuable new digital resource for our students and teachers.  The Macquarie Dictionary Online gives you access to the most up-to-date database of Australian English, with annual updates of new words, along with its companion reference

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YA Book of the Week

Date Published: 22/10/2018

The Wonder of Us by Kim Culbertson is a delightful and positive story about female friendship set against a dizzying array of European cities. A light read for all ages, it explores how friendships can evolve, change and survive even

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The Confidence Code for Girls

Date Published: 15/10/2018

Girls can rule the world—all they need is confidence. This empowering, entertaining guide from the bestselling authors of The Confidence Code gives girls the essential yet elusive code to becoming bold, brave, and fearless.  It’s a paradox familiar to parents everywhere: girls

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RSL Education

Date Published: 09/10/2018

RSL Education offers free online Australia’s Defence history teaching resources for Prep to Year 12 students. Extensive digital resources allow students to explore the impact Australia’s involvement in the conflicts of the past century has had on society and the health

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Genius Hour Inspiration

Date Published: 09/10/2018

What Do You Do With An Idea?, written by Kobi Yamada and illustrated by Mae Besom, is an award-winning picture book that can be used to inspire students who are embarking on Genius Hour projects.  It’s a story for anyone,

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