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  Use your school ID number and Firefly password to access Wheelers

Books to Movies - A Haunting in Venice (Hallowe'en Party)

Books to Movies - White Bird: A Wonder Story

Books to Movies - The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

Books to TV Shows - Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief

Books to Movies - Dune: Part Two

CBCA 2023 Book of the Year - Sun Project: Shadow Judging

The Sun Project: Shadow Judging is where young people, from children to teens, take the CBCA shortlist, judge them based on the official criteria, and pick their own winners for Book of the Year. For 2023, the shadow judges chose: Completely Normal (and Other Lies) by Biffy James for the Older Readers category and August & Jones by Pip Harry for the Younger Readers category as their Book of the Year winners. Both are available to borrow from the library today!


You can watch the announcement video down below.

New Books!

New Graphic Novels!

Scar Town by Tristan Bancks

Tristan Bancks, a favourite author of St Peter's, has just released his new book Scar Town. Click the cover to read the first two chapters. 


You can borrow Scar Town from the library today. Or check out Bancks' other books, such as Two Wolves and Cop & Robber for some other great reads.


One of Us is Back by Karen M. McManus

The last of the One of Us is Lying series, One of Us is Back has hit the library shelves. Read an extract of Karen McManus' newest book here. Borrow it today!


Coming soon!


Kaldoras is the upcoming epilogue to Lynette Noni's popular The Medoran Chronicles. This book is coming out later this year. Keep an eye out for its arrival at the library!

Better Reading - Top 100 Books 2023

Better Reading Top 100 Books of 2023 list has arrived! Click on the image to pull up the full list.
Every year Aussies vote on their top 100 books to read. This list has a mixture of many genres, and many of these books can be found in the library. This year includes books such as Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus, A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas, and The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman. Is your favourite on here?

OTTER Booksurf Recommendations

Year 7 Year 7 suggested reading list

Library Loves - eBooks




  Year 8 suggested reading list


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 Year 9 suggested reading list


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Senior School Reading

New Book Showcase
 We didn't Think it Through
 by Dary Lonesborough

 Jamie lives in Dalton's Bay   with Aunty Dawn and Uncle   Bobby. He spends his downtime hanging out with his mates, Dally and Lenny. Mark Cassidy and his white mates - the Footy Heads - take every opportunity they can to bully Jamie and his friends. On Lenny's last night in town before moving to Sydney, after another episode of racist harassment, Jamie, Dally and Lenny decide to retaliate by vandalising Mark Cassidy's car. And when they discover the keys are in the ignition... Dally changes the plan. 

Can't decide what to read next? Information from one of these databases may help.

Award Winner Spotlight

by Tom Taylor (illus. Jon Sommariva)

Congratulations to Tom Taylor and Jon Sommariva for winning CBCA's 2023 Book of the Year in the Older Readers category! 

(Click the cover to find out more)

Podcast: Morris Gleitzman on ending his popular 'Once' series

Bestselling author Morris Gleitzman talks about the challenges of brining his award winning series to an end. Borrow 'Always' from Langer Library now!