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LibraryThing

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  • Best Young Adult Books
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  • Review a book or read a review
ReadPlus : Reviews Author Index
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  • Read or write a book review.
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  • Penguin - Between the Lines blog
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  • Allen & Unwin Teens blog
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OZProjects Middle Years Book Club
  • An online book club for students 10-14 years
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ICDL - International Children's Digital Library
  • Find digital books from around the world and
  • in many languages
Random House Books Australia : Young Readers
- http://www.randomhouse.com.au/young-readers/
(latest books from Random House)
Pan Macmillan Australia : Teachers' Notes
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http://www.panmacmillan.com.au/teachers.asp

Book Trailers
Our examples
Book Trailers for All - http://booktrailersforall.com/ - Find examples, music and images.
Book Trailers - http://www.squidoo.com/booktrailers - How to make them, examples,...
Screenr : Screencasts by Naomi Bates- http://www.screenr.com/user/naomibates - Make book trailers using Movie Maker.

Book Websites
Skullduggery Pleasant - http://www.skulduggerypleasant.co.uk/
Pottermore - http://www.pottermore.com/ - an online Harry Potter experience. Registration opens 31st July. Be quick - 1st million get early access to Pottermore. Follow the owl JK Rowling says!!!
The Double Eagle has landed - a brand new, exciting and funny Diamond Brothers short story by Anthony Horowitz - read it online ->
http://www.guardian.co.uk/childrens-books-site/2011/oct/07/anthony-horowitz-short-story

Chief Minister's Reading Challenge
Years 7 - 8 : See the Teacher Librarian
More information: http://www.det.act.gov.au/teaching_and_learning/chief_ministers_reading_challenge

Advanced Reading Challenge
Years 9 - 10 : See the Teacher Librarian

Authors talking about their writing (videos)--
Anthony Horowitz's top five Alex Rider villains
Jon Scieszka http://www.readingrockets.org/books/interviews/scieszka/
Nadia Wheatley http://dl.nfsa.gov.au/module/1407/
Paul Jennings http://www.pauljennings.com.au/video.asp
Andy Griffith http://andygriffiths.com.au/news/category/news/

Teaching and Learning Exchange : Writers talk. (Isobelle Carmody, John Boyne, Ursula Dubosarsky, Kate Forsyth, Morris Gleitzman, Andy Griffiths, Danny Katz and Mitch Vane, Alison Lester, Emily Rodda, Jacqueline Wilson.) http://www.tale.edu.au/tale/live/global/announcements/writers_talk_2010.jsp?muid=000000&taleUserId=-445990256&userType=u&username

Author Websites
Alan Garner
Andy McNab
Anthony Horowitz
Chris Ryan
Christopher Paolini
Emily Rodda
Eoin Colfer
Gillian Rubinstein
Horrible Histories
Jackie French
John Marsden
Justine Larbalestrier
Michael Pryor
Morris Gleitzman
Paul Jennings
Phillip Pullman
Scott Westerfeld
Specky Magee
Tamora Pierce


The Children's Book Council of Australia
Book of the Year - http://cbca.org.au/awards.htm

Book Week - 17-23 August 2013 - Read Across the Universe


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ebooks - eliterature
Check Search Tools page for links to free lists of ebooks.
The Little Big Book Club - 3 online ebooks for younger children - The Terrible Plop and more
Inanimate Alice- by Kate Pullinger and Chris Joseph. The story of Alice and her imaginary digital friend Brad in the early years of the 21st century. In episode one, Alice is living with her parents in a remote region of Northern China. Over the course of the remaining episodes, each a self-contained adventure, Alice develops into a talented animator and designer with the biggest games company in the world.
The Vas(a)lisa Project - Click Bare Bones which is a new version of the fairy tale Vasalisa and the Baba Yaga.
CCProse - http://www.ccprose.com/ - classic literature audio books with scrolling text. Look for "The Invisible Man", "Romeo and Juliet", ...



and Fiction to Film
Film Education (UK) -
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