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Books and Reading: Find Your Next Great Read

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New Study Confirms Growing Up in a Home Filled With Books Is Good for You - The Feed ABC TV

A new large-scale study, featuring data from 31 countries, reports they do indeed. It finds the advantages of growing up in a book-filled home can be measured well into adulthood.

"Adolescent exposure to books is an integral part of social practices that foster long-term cognitive competencies," writes a research team led by Joanna Sikora of Australian National University.

Read more about the study here and for those who love buying books than they can possibly read, you can now use science to justify your spending sprees... Yis!

Be part of BGS150 Staff Reads!

Tell us what you have been reading!
Across Australia, school libraries are focusing on promoting reading for pleasure and understanding during Week 6 of this term, so to complement the BGS150 student reading challenge, we would like to challenge both teaching and non-teaching staff to record what you are reading during Week 6 – this can be fiction or non-fiction, magazines or books, print or digital.

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We are happy to take suggestions for new books!

Visit some of these helpful sites for some inspiration when finding your next book:


      Try a magazine published specifically for young adult readers featuring latest book reviews or even ask the Library staff how to submit a review yourself. 


Read the first chapter of newly published Young Adult  books here to see if you would like them.


Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Cordova

Your One and Only by Adrianne Finlay

Inherit the Stars by Tessa Elwood