Things that go bump in the night – novels to thrill you to death

  Vampires, Werewolves & Zombies Our latest list of annotated resources is a compilation of some of the most famous horror stories ever written for young people. It includes famous titles such as Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book and Stephenie Meyers' The Twilight Saga as well asĀ  unknown treasures. We have chosen from British, American … Continue reading Things that go bump in the night – novels to thrill you to death

Love and Romance for Valentine’s Day 2019

People have many different ways of celebrating Valentine's Day but we think there is no better way to celebrate than to read a great love story. Love stories can be tender, heartbreaking, funny, even tragic but they all engage the reader in that perennial question 'Will they get together? Finding out how two lovers get … Continue reading Love and Romance for Valentine’s Day 2019

Short List announced for StoryLinks Short Story Competition

There were many outstanding entries out of which the judges chose these three as the 2018 Short List: Buried by Louise Harrison Scary Sky by Karen Hendriks Tuck Shop Takeover by Combat Dad by Debbie Smith The winner will be announced at the Big Lit Quiz on November 25 at Our Lady's School, Annerley Brisbane.

World War One 1914-1918 resource list – NEW

Just in time for Remembrance Day we have compiled a list of fiction and non-fiction reading about World War One. It comprises picture books, some material for middle grade and also resources for high school. It is an excellent starter for a school library collection. We hope you find this useful and as always we … Continue reading World War One 1914-1918 resource list – NEW

Environmental Reading List now available

Check out all the fabulous titles in our new Environmental Fiction list, a selection for readers in years 5 - 9, prepared by teacher librarian Dajo Finlayson. There are many new and familiar resources here for you to use as a starting point for researching this important and timely topic. This list is a beginning. … Continue reading Environmental Reading List now available

Reading about Body Image

Children and young adults continue to be concerned about body image and there are many fiction and non-fiction titles written with this audience in mind. StoryLinks has created a list of suitable resources which are a starting point for anyone wanting to read in or research this topic. Reading about Body Image is now listed … Continue reading Reading about Body Image

StoryLinks interviews Kerry Neary

Kerry Neary is a retired teacher librarian with 35 years' teaching experience, 19 of which were spent as a teacher librarian in Queensland Government secondary schools. He is a life member of the Children's Book Council of Australia. He regularly reviews children's picture books on the community radio station 4MBS. He has been a judge … Continue reading StoryLinks interviews Kerry Neary