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.
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
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
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
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
Animal rights is a perennial topic studied in schools throughout Australia. Teacher Librarian Dajo Finlayson has prepared a reading list of novels that will provide a sound basis for developing awareness of this always current always relevant subject. Now available here.
We are thrilled to announce that Sue Wright, the owner and publisher of Tiny Owl Workshop, has agreed to be one of the judges of this year's StoryLinks Short Story competition. Sue runs Tiny Owl Workshop, an award winning micro-publisher based in Brisbane. Tiny Owl publishes and produces novellas, children’s books, zines and multi-media projects. Sue … Continue reading Sue Wright to judge StoryLinks Short Story Competition