The War That Saved My Life is an outstanding, heart-warming, coming-of-age story set in the English countryside during World War 2 and is historical fiction at its best. Reminiscent of Goodnight Mister Tom, we highly recommend it as a holiday read for our younger Middle Years' students.
And we stay by Jenny Hubbard is an award winning novel for YA readers of senior fiction (15+). It is a poetic and powerful coming of age story dealing with challenging subjects and is more suited to mature readers who like a lyrical read with a mixture of prose and poetry to tell the story.
After reading Binge by Tyler Oakley, Yr 8 student Makenzi Tomkins has created a graphic book review as an exciting new visual way to share her thoughts about the novel with other readers.
This term, our Yr 8 students have been learning how to create graphic book reviews. We are very excited to showcase the work of Lucia Walker who has reviewed the novel Loving Richard Feynman by Penny Tangy in a visual way to recommend it to other readers.
This term, Yr 8 student Sophie Wright read A monster calls and created a graphic book review to share her thoughts about this award winning book. Read the novel first and then see the movie which is both a challenging and heart breaking adaption of this powerful story.
We love showcasing our students' work on the website. Yr 8 student Megha Soy has created a graphic book review after reading Cry Blue Murder, a cautionary tale about the misuse of social media and a popular YA mystery read for young teenage girls.
Year 8 student Abbie Greaney enjoyed reading The Jewel by Amy Ewing and created a graphic book review to share her opinion with other readers in her class. Graphic book reviews are an exciting new visual and entertaining way to share your thoughts about a #greatread with others.
After reading Don't call me Ishmael by Michael Gerard Bauer, Yr 8 student Lauren Holding has created a graphic book review as an exciting new visual way to share her thoughts about the novel with other readers.
This term, our Yr 8 students have been learning how to create graphic book reviews. We are very excited to showcase the work of Eleanor Camp who has reviewed the novel A seven letter word by Kim Slater in a visual way to recommend it to other readers.
Our Chemical Hearts is a debut novel by Krystal Sutherland, an exciting new Qld author. It is the story of the emotional journey of falling in love for the first time and also of first heart break. It is not your usual love story and is our book of the week recommendation for older readers.
It's not too early to think about Christmas shopping! Participate in our inaugural Mt Alvernia Riverbend In-Store Book Fair to make an early start on your Christmas gifts as well as raise funds for the iCentre. This will be a great event. Please join us for the official launch at 6pm on this Friday, November 11th. Book Now!