International School Library Day, coordinated by the International Association of School Libraries, is celebrated each October. Many school libraries in Australia choose the third Monday in October as the day to celebrate what school libraries are about, and to raise awareness of school library services with teaching colleagues and the community. The Australian School Library [...]
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The displays are up, the winners and honour books are announced and the Children’s Book Council of Australia’s Book Week 2011 celebrations have begun. In the months leading up to Book Week school library staff have been planning, creating and publishing lessons, activities and displays – in both their physical and online library spaces. Library [...]
The SCIS team extends greetings and best wishes to school library staff everywhere as International School Library Day 2010 is celebrated today in Australia. Diversity Challenge Resilience School Libraries Have it All This year’s theme reflects well the reality of students, schools and collections diversifying, of the challenge of new buildings and technologies, and of [...]
[Drumroll please] … and the shortlisted titles for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction in 2009 are: A S Byatt The Children’s Book (Random House, Chatto and Windus) J M Coetzee Summertime (Random House, Harvill Secker) Adam Foulds The Quickening Maze (Random House, Jonathan Cape) Hilary Mantel Wolf Hall (HarperCollins, Fourth Estate) Simon Mawer The Glass Room (Little, Brown) [...]
http://cmisevalff.edublogs.org/ Teacher librarians might find this fantastic blog created by the CMIS staff at the Department of Education and Training in WA to be a useful source of regular fiction news and reviews. Recent posts include the World Fantasy Awards nominations for which fabulous Australian picture book author Shaun Tan has picked up 2 nominations. [...]