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”

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”

Balmain Blitz the Best Books

Take the time to appreciate this panel of Shadow Judges from Nicholson Street PS Balmain East in NSW give their final reviews and votes in this year’s Book of the Year Awards. I don’t want to be a spoiler so sit down and listen in as they nominate their winner in the Younger Readers category.

The St Paul’s verdict …

We had our Shadow Judges meet and vote in the Younger readers category yesterday. It was quite a difficult process reaching a decision, with 2 titles registering well above the others with readers and each having very passionate supporters for the win. In the initial vote, all titles attracted at least one vote. It cameContinue reading “The St Paul’s verdict …”

Greenvale PS give their verdict …

Well done to the Greenvale PS students who are the first school or library to review all the books in their category – a great effort! After much discussion, our Greenvale Shadow judges have decided there was a tie for the best book between “The Stolen Prince of Cloudburst” & “We are Wolves”. As wellContinue reading “Greenvale PS give their verdict …”