Monthly Archives: May 2013

New books for school – June 2013

Its publication day here at Penguin and we are excited to share with you our latest new releases. We have something for all year levels this month, so lets start with Primary school and work our way up to Secondary … Continue reading

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The Fifth Wave – Rick Yancey

The 1st Wave Took out half a million people. The 2nd Wave Put that number to shame. The 3rd Wave Lasted a little longer. Twelve weeks . . . Four billion dead. In the 4th Wave , You can’t trust that people are still people. … Continue reading

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Read for Australia 2013

This year Read for Australia will be held on Wednesday 31 July at 2pm AEST. Students in schools across the country are invited to participate in a mass read of the book selected for Read for Australia. This year’s book is… … Continue reading

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Alison Lester – Australian Children’s Laureate

‘This is My Place’ Book Making Workshops with Alison Lester, Tjitjiku Inma Project (South Australia), May 5th – 9th Inaugural Children’s Laureate Alison Lester has been invited by Carclew Youth Arts (Aboriginal Arts Development) and the Anangu Education Services and Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Education Committee to conduct … Continue reading

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