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Academic Curriculum

Tips for keeping your sons reading: From Paul MacDonald

From Senior Librarian, Bill Roberts

Paul MacDonald won the inaugural Maurice Saxby Award in 2012 for his contributions to raising the profile of teen fiction. Paul MacDonald also was the winner of the 2016 Lady Cutler award for services to children’s literature and literacy in Australia. Here is another of his tips to keep your son reading….

Classics are having a resurgence.

Classics make great gifts and offer a compelling cultural link to our shared literary and cultural history.  Charles Dickens would be a great place to start for boys!

Reading and what and how we read is expanding.  Websites, audio books, comics and manga, newspapers and non-fiction all count as reading.  Share your passion for any of these texts with your sons and enjoy reading together!