Monthly Archives: August 2012

Hello Hoppers Crossing!

Thank you to everyone who has welcomed me to my new home in the library at Hoppers Crossing Secondary College! This blog is my main line of communication between myself and the world beyond the library walls. It covers a … Continue reading

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The winners of the 2012 Children’s Book Council Book of the Year Award have been announced. Congratulations to Scot Gardiner, Kate Constable, Nick Bland & Freya Blackwood and Bob Graham! Of course, I need to eat my words as I … Continue reading

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The Golden Door | Review | CBCA BotY 2012

Having written the Deltora Quest series (among other things), Emily Rodda is a practiced hand at fantasy. The golden door is exactly what you would expect from such a writer. It ticks all the fantasy boxes with magical things and … Continue reading

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