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.
Another detailed review of the of the books nominated in the Older Readers category. Please take the time to read Thalia’s review of Zana Fraillon’s The Lost Soul Atlas.
Take the time to read Lucy’s detailed review of Anna Whateley’s Peta Lyre’s Rating Normal. Lucy is a student at Alphington GS and she and her classmates were reviewing the books nominated in the Older Reader’s category.
Another detailed review from Alphington Grammar of the Davina Bell’s The End of the World is Bigger than Love.
Take the time to appreciate Elly B’s, a student from Alphington Grammar School, detailed review of Cath Moore’s book Metal Fish, Falling Snow.
This student developed an alternate book cover as a creative response after reading The Lost Soul Atlas, which was nominated in the Older Reader category.
The students at Genazzano are reviewing the books nominated in the Older Reader category. Take the time to appreciate this reflection on The End of the World is Bigger than Love, written by Davina Bell. This poster captures the aesthetic of the book.
The idea for this recreation came directly from the book The Lost Soul Atlas by Zana Fraillon. The Lost Soul Atlas is a very important element in the story, and we wanted to recreate how we saw it, physically. The cardboard exterior gives the illusion of many pages when there is only 3. The pageContinue reading “The Lost Soul Atlas”
Leongatha Secondary College year 7 student Nickyta was drawn to Jane Godwin’s When Rain Turns To Snow. Her year level also studied Jane’s other novel, Falling From Grace as an English text. Our group of Shadow Judges were keen to read this new story. Nickyta was particularly moved by an event in the novel from which it gained its name.Continue reading “When Rain Turns to Snow”
Leongatha Secondary College Year 7 student Bailey chose to judge Metal Fish, Falling Snow by Cath Moore. He found the many images of hands on the cover curious. As old letters are discovered by Dylan in the story, Bailey wondered what if Dylan’s mother had left Dylan a letter? What would she say? * TheContinue reading “What if Dylan’s mother had left a letter?”