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Books and Authors

A listing of books and authors our students might find interesting to read.

Connecting with authors

This term some of our students have been extremely lucky to meet and chat with two popular children's authors. 

Andrew Daddo

Year 3 and 4 had an excursion to explore the new Sir Earle Page Library in Grafton.  During their visit Year 4 met and listened to Andrew Daddo. 

Morris Gleitzman

6K and 5/6R engaged in a twitterchat in Week 6 with well known author Morris Gleitzman. This is a first not only for our school but also for Morris and the NSWDEC. 

We look forward to many more opportunities throughout the year. 

New books

New books are exciting to explore and discover. These ones are just a few that have joined our collection. 

Dork Diaries

Written by American author Rachel Renee Russell. This realistic fiction series  are written in diary format about 14 year old Nikki Maxwell. If you enjoy The Diary of a Wimpy Kid then this might be the next book for you! Read about Nikki in the Dork Diaries.

 The Long Haul

The next book in the Diary of a wimpy kid series The Long Haul has finally arrived on our shelves. See the trailer for this exciting new adventure of the Heffleys at the Diary of a wimpy kid website.

Stuff Happens             

Stuff Happens is a new series written by many famous authors. Stuff happens somethings. Everyday stuff. At school, at home, with sport, with mates. Each book looks at one of these events. 

Our Australian Girl

In this series we are introduced to ten amazing girls that share their stories that are set in a particular era of Australian history. A must read which shares  Australia's past through the stories, dramas, hope and dreams of each character. To read extracts and find out about these characters visit the website Our Australian Girl.

Do you dare

Do you Dare? series is the companion to Our Australian Girl. Great stories about Australia's past. 

Book series

A listing of book series available online so you can check if you've read all the books in a series.

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