5 & 6’s Your Ultimate Summer Reading List

📚 Our ultimate list of summer reading titles will be sure to inspire! Reading 7 books in 7 weeks is something to admire. Rediscover old favourites, or dive into something new. Check out our list for a little peek-a-boo. MOST POPULAR FICTION 2021 Hover over each book to find out more details. Click the title…

The Best eBooks and Audiobooks for Year 5 and 6

eBooks and Audiobooks are a convenient, portable way for students to keep reading anywhere, anytime. Check out our recommended selection below! Fantasy Drama Mystery & Crime Comedy “All you can do in this life is follow your dreams. Otherwise you’re just wasting your time.” ― David Walliams, Gangsta Granny Graphic Novels “Weird…something happens when you smile…

National Simultaneous Storytime 2021

20th May 2021 National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS) is held annually by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA). Every year a picture book, written and illustrated by an Australian author and illustrator, is read simultaneously in libraries, schools, pre-schools, childcare centers, family homes, bookshops and many other places around the country. Now in its 20th successful year,…

Easter Holiday Reads 2021

While you are having a break during Easter don’t forget to keep reading. Here are some new and recommended books available in McAuley library for you to enjoy. Click on the book cover to find out about availability and more.

Reading in the Library in Year 5 & 6

28th July, 2020 Suggested novels for reluctant readers: Graphic Novels: tell stories in both visual and written form Series: popular on Netflix and Stan, watch the series, read the books, hook the reader Humorous: generally, hook the reader in with funny and playful storylines Other recommended books/series:

The Summer Slide

Seven Books For Seven Weeks Have you heard about the Summer Slide? Unfortunately, I am not talking about a slide at a theme park, but the very real decline in reading ability and other academic skills that can occur over the school holidays. Numerous studies show that students who don’t read during the summer holidays…