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CBCA Shortlist 2013

The Children’s Book Council of Australia has recently announced the shortlist for its annual book awards. The final winners, and honour books, will be announced during Book Week in August. Here’s the Shortlist details for each section: Older Readers (for … Continue reading

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Department 19 – Will Hill

Another guest blogster today with Nathan from Year 7. Have a look at Nathan’s review of Department 11 by Will Hill, then have a look at the suggested links. An average day, an average teenager, an average mum, except nothing … Continue reading

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Revisiting: The Witches

We have a guest blogster today. Francesco from Year 7, has written the following piece about The Witches, by Roald Dahl. Book: The Witches Author: Roald Dahl This year’s M2 production is ‘The Witches’ and it is going to be … Continue reading

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The Three Doors Trilogy – Emily Rodda

Emily Rodda has written a wonderful new series called The Three Doors Trilogy. “Three magic Doors you here behold Time to choose: Wood? Silver? Gold? Listen to your inner voice And you will make the wisest choice.” Rye’s home is … Continue reading

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New sports books

              There’s some new books in our Library just for those of you who love to know all the ins and outs of your footy team. Here’s two AFL books for you to browse … Continue reading

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CBCA Short List 2012

The Children’s Book Council of Australia has recently released their shortlisted books for 2012. Here are the final six for each category. Older Readers Bauer, Michael Gerard – Ishmael and the Hoops of Steel Condon, Bill – A Straight Line … Continue reading

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Brian Selznick

I have spent some time over the holidays exploring the books of Brian Selznik recently. He’s written The Invention of Hugo Cabret and more recently Wonderstruck. You might know Hugo Cabret because the film Hugo is based on this book. … Continue reading

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