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Catherine McAuley College: New Books

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The Book Club

Great intelligent discussions about current and classic books.

The first Tuesday each month on ABC1 at 10pm.

Past episodes are available for viewing on their website.

1001 Books You Must Read

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Reserving new books

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New Graphic Novels hot off the press!

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Reading Recommendations ...

JK Rowling

Wuthering Heights Emily Brontë
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Roald Dahl
Robinson Crusoe Daniel Defoe
David Copperfield Charles Dickens
Hamlet William Shakespeare
To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee
Animal Farm George Orwell
The Tale of Two Bad Mice Beatrix Potter
The Catcher in the Rye JD Salinger
Catch-22 Joseph Heller

Philip Pullman
Author of the His Dark Materials trilogy

Finn Family Moomintroll Tove Jansson
Emil and the Detectives Erich Kästner
The Magic Pudding Norman Lindsay
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
The Ballad of Sir Patrick Spens (or other good anonymous ballads)
First Book of Samuel, Chapter 17 (the story of David and Goliath)
Romeo and Juliet William Shakespeare
A good collection of myths and legends
A good collection of fairytales

From Guardian

New Picture Fiction Books

How and why we read

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Great online fiction resources

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Join to create a record of what you are reading.

It is a fun way to share with your progress and organise custom shelves for the different types  of books that you read.

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