A winning speech

Husni & Hugo wrote this awards speech for their favourite book, even though it didn’t win! Ladies and Gentlemen, we are gathered here today to celebrate and reveal the CBCA award for 2021. Firstly, I would like to congratulate all the other shortlisted books for making it this far and encourage all of you toContinue reading “A winning speech”

Worse Things: a visual perspective

I did my creative response to point out the differences in all the four children in this book. They have a phew things in common, but they have special hobbies, traits or backgrounds that point out their individuality. This book was a great novel to read and was laid out beautifully. I have never readContinue reading “Worse Things: a visual perspective”

A Letter to Katrina Nannestad

Dear Katrina Nannestad, I read your book ‘We Are Wolves’ and loved it. It was a very up and down story and I liked the way you wrote it, as it was written accurately to who the narrator is. There was never a dull moment with those three kids, which I liked. It was just the perfect balance of emotional and exciting I found myself becoming very attached toContinue reading “A Letter to Katrina Nannestad”

St Joseph’s College puts the Older Reader category in focus

Take a moment to listen to the Year 7 Book Club members from St Joseph College Mildura give their verdicts on some of the the novels selected in the Older Reader category. The group really enjoyed being included in the judging process and in this short video they give some insight into their favourites.

Worse Things – Mount Martha

Shadow Judges at Mount Martha Primary school were given a choice of 10 reading response tasks to complete after reading the shortlisted texts. The responses were designed to be shared with the wider school community in the hope that they would promote interest and borrowing of the Younger Readers shortlist. When responding to the texts,Continue reading “Worse Things – Mount Martha”

We Are Wolves – Mount Martha PS

Shadow judges at Mount Martha Primary school were given a choice of 10 reading response tasks to complete after reading the shortlisted texts. The responses were designed to be shared with the wider school community in the hope that they would promote interest and borrowing of the Younger Readers shortlist. When responding to the texts,Continue reading “We Are Wolves – Mount Martha PS”

Cloudburst – a Mount Martha view

Shadow judges at Mount Martha Primary school were given a choice of 10 reading response tasks to complete after reading the shortlisted texts. The responses were designed to be shared with the wider school community in the hope that they would promote interest and borrowing of the Younger Readers shortlist. When responding to the texts,Continue reading “Cloudburst – a Mount Martha view”

The Book of Chance – Mount Martha

Shadow judges at Mount Martha Primary school were given a choice of 10 reading response tasks to complete after reading the shortlisted texts. The responses were designed to be shared with the wider school community in the hope that they would promote interest and borrowing of the Younger Readers shortlist. When responding to the texts,Continue reading “The Book of Chance – Mount Martha”

Bindi – Mount Martha PS responds

Shadow Judges at Mount Martha Primary school were given a choice of 10 reading response tasks to complete after reading the shortlisted texts. The responses were designed to be shared with the wider school community in the hope that they would promote interest and borrowing of the Younger Readers shortlist. When responding to the texts,Continue reading “Bindi – Mount Martha PS responds”