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Narrow Road to the Deep North - Richard Flanagan

Last year Richard Flanagan joined the handful of Australian writers who have won the prestigious Man Booker Prize. While this year there are no Australians in the running, we can enjoy the last day of Flanagan’s literary reign and remember Australia’s other winners and almost winners. 1. The Narrow Road to the Deep North – Richard Flanagan (2014 winner) Tasmanian-born Richard […]

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To commemorate World Mental Health Day we’ve put together a list of titles that explore different perspectives of mental illness. Visit the Mental Health Australia website or the official World Mental Health Day website for more information on World Mental Health Day. 1. Tell Me I’m Here, Anne Deveson Seventeen-year-old Jonathan developed schizophrenia at a […]

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Every year, Australia dedicates the first week of October to Be Kind to Animals Week, a time to be active in improving the lives of all creatures. Reading books to children is a fantastic way to teach them about having compassion and empathy for animals. Choose one (or all!) of these seven books and be swept […]

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