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A monthly update from our Teen Advisory Board

This month we were fortunate enough to have a visit from delightful author Eliza Henry Jones. Eliza, who has published two adult novels with Harper Collins, and has just released her first young adult novel, P is for Pearl, set in an imaginary small town in Tasmania.

The novel begins when a customer breaks a window at the café where the main char…

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Children’s books about being yourself

We often tell kids ‘just be yourself’ – but sometimes, being proudly different is the hardest thing in the world.

Here are some recommended stories that show the challenges and joys of allowing yourself to be uniquely individual. From characters who can’t find their place in-between two groups, to unlikely pacifists, free-thinkers and genuine od…

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What we’re reading: Blexbolex, Jamie Marie Lau & Meredith Lake

Each week we bring you a sample of the books we’re reading, the films and TV shows we’re watching, and the music we’re listening to. Chris Gordon is reading The Bible in Australia by Meredith Lake

I’m not religious and I picked up this book simply because it was by Marilyn Lake, who is a beautiful writer. She makes reading about the past a j…

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