Christmas Books Reading List

Yes, it is that time of year again. If you are thinking of starting a collection of Christmas books or just looking to add some gems to your collection here are some tried and true favourites, ranging over the humourous, the quirky, the Australian experience, the traditional and the sublimely beautiful. Have a look at … Continue reading Christmas Books Reading List

A Flight of Dragons

What is the collective term for a lot of dragons? Apparently terms used include : a flight of dragons; a weyr of dragons; a school of dragons; or a wing of dragons. The term 'weyr' comes from Anne McCaffrey's Dragonriders series set in the fictional world of Pern. At StoryLinks we have been busy collecting … Continue reading A Flight of Dragons

Dragons in Picture Books

Our latest reading list is all about dragons - the fierce, the bold, the beautiful and also the hungry, the accident-prone, the sleepy, and the short-tempered. Here is a delightful introduction to the world of dragons for the very young - ages 0 to 6. This list is just a brief introduction to  dragons. There … Continue reading Dragons in Picture Books

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 as  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

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