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2014 Teens’ Top Ten Titles Announced! | The Hub

Voting is open for YALSA’s 2014 Teens’ Top Ten book list- a “teen choice” list where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the…

Novel: Review By Chris Kocx Jasper Jones, the outcast and town troublemaker, lures Charlie, a young boy who is more interested in a world formed through the books he reads than reality. He is swayed by the promise of adventure and it is something that all teens can relate to. This book was a great read and I could not put the book down. It is a sad tale about a troubled town. Be prepared for a journey, not in any way a light read.

Late on a hot summer night in Charlie Bucktin, a precocious and bookish boy of thirteen, is startled by an urgent knock on the window of his sleep-out. His visitor is Jasper Jones, an outcast in the regional mining town of Corrigan.

Looking for Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta. Caught between the values of her Italian grandmother, the wisdom of her mum, and the boys who come into her life, this will be the year Josephine falls in love and discovers the secrets of her family's past.

Looking for Alibrandi - Melina Marchetta. My first Australian author and it is a new, refreshing, and oh so amazing experience. She writes the best "coming-of-age" books!

Stirring and inspiring, this picture book relates the story of a gifted young girl's passion for the piano in a time of historic turmoil. Du...

The Red Piano- A beautiful and extraordinary account of international concert pianist Zhu Xiao-Mei’s hardships and triumphs while growing up during China’s Cultural Revolution

This non-fiction anthology is a very rich collection of true stories about the experiences of Asians in Australia – from ABCs who have been here for generations, but who still look Asian, to very recent migrants. All the stories are quite short – many are only three pages long – and they cover a diverse range of experiences and a wide variety of tone.

Useful resources for VCE students exploring the context through the lens of Growing Up Asian In Australia edited by Alice Pung

The Visual Thesaurus is an interactive dictionary and thesaurus that allows you to discover the connections between words in a visually captivating display. www.visualthesaur... #Thesaurus #Discovery

DISCOVERY is one of Robert and my 3 top values as a couple. The Visual Thesaurus is an interactive dictionary and thesaurus that allows you to discover the connections between words in a visually captivating display.

How Could a High School Kid Make Such an Amazing Discovery?    A 15-year-old freshman high school student, Jack Andraka, invented a dipstick-type sensor to detect pancreatic, ovarian, and lung cancer that is 168 times faster, 26,000 times less expensive, and 400 times more sensitive than the current standard of detection. The test costs three cents, takes five minutes, and has a 90 percent accuracy rate  AMAZING!

16 yr old develops a paper sensor that can detect pancreatic, ovarian and lung cancer in 5 minutes at costs 3 cents to produce. My 3 Cents Cancer: Jack Andraka at TEDxSanJoseCAWomen

Discovery - EDSE4027 - Children's and Young Adult Literature (Education) - Subject Guides at University of Sydney

Subject guides: Children& and Young Adult Literature (Education): English HSC Area of Study: Discovery -

Frank Hurley: The Long, Long Night - The Endurance in the Antarctic Winter Darkness, Trapped in the Weddell Sea, Shackleton Expedition, 27 August

A Short History of Nearly Everything. The ultimate eye-opening journey through time and space, revealing the world in a way most of us have never seen it before

Booktopia has A Short History of Nearly Everything, Bryson by Bill Bryson. Buy a discounted Paperback of A Short History of Nearly Everything online from Australia's leading online bookstore.

Large online library of short stories with monthly features and additions. Classics and new writing - includes summaries, biographies and analysis.

Multimedia, Documentaries, Au, Documentary