CBCA – Book of the Year Notables 2016

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The CBCA ‘Book of the Year’ notables for 2016 has been announced… Just when I thought my ‘to-read’ list was becoming more manageable!

http://cbca.org.au/notables-2016

 

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Storytime – Dream, Wish, Imagine…

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Nothing like new displays, redesigning book club logos and dreaming up new and exciting storytime themes to give the imagination a workout! In such a busy, fast-paced world, the importance of cultivating a child’s imagination can sometimes be forgotten.

โ€œLogic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere.โ€ โ€• Albert Einstein

This term I combined the themes dream, wish, imagine and hope you find the attached booklist, songs and craft ideas useful…

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Inky Awards – Longlist Announced

The longlist for the 2012 Inky Awards for the best teen literature has been announced – the Gold Inky award for Australian releases and the Silver Inky for international novels. From this list, four teen judges and writers James Moloney and Danielle Binks will decide which books will make the cut to a shortlist of five in each category. The winner will be voted in by readers under 20 on Inside A Dog from August 27, and announced on October 24. There is also a Creative Reading Prize, won by a young person for a creative response to a book they love, in any format they choose.

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