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.

When Rain Turns to Snow

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”

What if Dylan’s mother had left a letter?

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?”