The Premier's Reading Challenge (PRC) aims to encourage a love of reading for leisure and please in students...It is not a competition but a challenge to each student to read, to read more and to read more widely. The Challenge available for all NSW students in Kindergarten to Year 9, in government, independent, Catholic and … Continue reading Outstanding Readers from the 2017 Premier’s Reading Challenge – Get Inspired!
Title: Not Yet Dark Author: Simon P. Clark Where will I find it in the library? HOR F CLAR What is the book about? Danny & Phillipa (aged 15) have been best friends since elementary, but since starting high school Phillipa noticed Danny & her beginning to drift apart. Danny is hanging out with a … Continue reading Book Review: Not Yet Dark by Simon P. Clark
Divergent by Veronica Roth REVIEW BY FARHAN TAMBOLI (YEAR 8) This book is the first book in the Divergent series. It was written by Veronica Roth and published by Harpercollins. This book was released on the 25th of April 2011 and has 487 pages. This book also has a movie which was released in 10th … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW : DIVERGENT by V.Roth
THE SCORCH TRIALS BY JAMES DASHNER Review by Ned O'Brien (Year 8) You can tell that this book is set in a desert. This book is aimed at the people that like dystopian worlds. There are around 70 chapters in the book and around 300 pages. This book has dialog and descriptions of each chapter … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW : The Scorch Trials
THE MAZE RUNNER by JAMES DASHNER : Review by Ned O'Brian - Year 8 (contains some plot spoilers) The maze runner is a really good book for the people who are interested in the dystopian genre. The book is based in a maze and the characters within do not remember anything about themselves. The book … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: THE MAZE RUNNER
Bertie Wooster, Jeeves, Mr Mulliner’s endless stories about his relations, golfing stories about people rich enough to play golf all day, Lord Emsworth and his pig, I mean, who cares? Isn’t Pelham Grenville (Plum) Wodehouse a relic of the past? OK, I know. Wodehouse writes about nothing, really. Highly privileged, upper class twits, and … Continue reading Why I love P.G. Wodehouse and you should too -With Ms Herlinger
"My name is Celaena Sardothien. But it makes no difference if my name's Celaena or Lillian or Idiot, because I'd still beat you, no matter what you call me." Celaena is known for being passionate, determined and strong willed character. Maas describes her protagonist as a 'beauty' being part fae (fairy) is partly … Continue reading Celaena Sardothien: Character of the Week
Myfanwy Thomas is the badass protagonist of Daniel O'Malley's crime novel 'The Rook'. Myfanwy awakens to find herself surrounded by a pile of corpses in a London park. She remembers nothing, not the names or faces of the people - not even her own name or how she came to be there. Myfanwy discovers a … Continue reading Character of the Week: Myfanwy Thomas
Hajime Isayama's Attack on Titan (AOT) is one of the hottest anime series on the market right now, with season 2 having just launched. Like many anime shows AOT started off as a manga (comic book) which is available for student browsing and borrowing in the comic book section (down in the lounge, next … Continue reading Fictional Character on Display: Eren Yeager, Attack on Titan.
Book Review By: 'A Senior Student' What is the book about? An astronaut becomes stranded on Mars after a storm removed him from the main group. He had to overcome many struggle’s such as supplying food form himself. NASA had to find a way t get him back to earth. Eventually, they got the main … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW THE MARTIAN by Andy Weir