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How to Tackle Your Dreams

This story is about a boy named Homer who has a talent for playing Australian Rules Football. He lives with his mum, who has been drafted into the women’s league in football. Since his dad moved away, his life has started falling apart: his friends don’t understand him and he has been spending more time …

Rabbit, Soldier, Angel, Thief

Rabbit Soldier Angel Thief is an enjoyable yet sorrowful book. This masterpiece has the right amount of description so that it feels as if you are in the moment. I felt many emotions when I read through each page, as it was extremely touching. I could sense the delicacy and the amount of effort the …

The Wintrish Girl

A girl with extraordinary powers who makes friends along the way of her journey. I enjoyed the book. I wouldn’t personally borrow it from the library, but it would be a good class book . The writer did a good job making the book appealing to young readers who want with more up levelled words. …

All Four Quarters of the Moon

All Four Quarters of the Moon was really good! It was a wild ride though. It showed me just how important a bond between two siblings can be. In the book, everyone was so tense and upset about moving to Australia because they did not know if all the stuff, they had in China would …

The Jammer

The awesome book ‘The Jammer’ is not what you would expect when you see the title. The author, Nova Weetman, has not put much enthusiasm into the title ,however the story says otherwise. The book is perfect for this audience. Fred has followed her mum in the sport of derby, however after her loss, things …

How to be Prime Minister and Survive Grade Five

When Harper’s dad saves two children (and a labradoodle) from a shark, he is dragged in to becoming the prime minister. However, one day he says he has to go to a conference and mysteriously disappears. Will Harper figure out where her dad disappeared to? How will she keep her father’s disappearance a secret from …

Solomon Macaroni and the Cousin Catastrophe

Spending the night with ferocious, fearsome, prankster cousins is bad enough, but spend the next 100 years with them?! When Solomon’s parents decide to go on a 100 year cruise without him, of course he would feel miserable. He is only a young boy, how will he survive in the wrath of his 6 cousins? …

Nanberry

Nanberry is a historical fiction novel by Australian author Jackie French, which is set in the 1700s. Nanberry is an Aboriginal boy living with his family and tribe until an infectious disease wipes out his whole tribe and his only home. When the English colonisers come to Australia and destroy his home, Surgeon White takes …

Daughter of the Deep

In Rick Riordan’s novel, ‘Daughter of the Deep’, we are taken into the life of Ana Dakkar, a first-year student at Harding-Pencroft Academy, a school for marine biology students. Riordan immerses us in her life and the trauma she is dealing with after the loss of her parents. The reader can watch Ana grow up …

Funny Kid: Next Level

Funny Kid Next Level is a great book to read. Set in Max’s hometown of Redhill, we follow the storyof a group of unique friends who are on a mission to become professional gamers. They encounterdifficulties along the way from friends and family. The storyline is easy to follow with smoothtransitions between events. Key moments …