When I was assigned this post by Miss Mileto, I had no qualms, read a book from a genre of which i was inexperienced. I read a lot, what would be the problem? I had forgotten how distracting the lure of procrastination can be! In the time I had planned to read Stormbreaker, the first of … Continue reading Alex Rider, dated yet worthy
Robot-Proof, by Joseph E. Aoun outlines the history of, and the need for, changes in higher education due to ever continuing technological and computing advancements. Many industries today are heavily supplemented by automation, technology and computing. These include, but are not limited to, marketing, journalism, banking, agriculture and logistics. And there is growing concern among … Continue reading Robot-Proof, by Joseph E. Aoun
When I started in the library in Term 4 last year, Ms Gaspari handed me an Avant Guard postcard with the details of a “Changed My Life” campaign, an initiative of the Copyright Agency. Her words were simply “ To get you into ‘Library land’ I would like to extend the challenge to you to … Continue reading Which Book Changed Your Life?
A review stuck in reality... In an attempt to get to know the books Arthur Holt Library a little better I challenged myself and the Library Services Team to read and review a book from the collection. The only catch was that the book had to be from a genre that the reader would not … Continue reading Down the rabbit hole (literary)
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