Creative Writing teacher, Dr Amanda Apthorpe, provides the first in a series in order to establish patterns or rituals of writing that will sustain students/writers along the journey to completion of a project.

Write This Way - Volume 1 - Time Management for Writers: the Magic of 10 Minutes



Exuberant and affirming, it's funny and immensely clever, emotionally rare and strong. I feel bereft now I've finished' Tessa Hadley
Casey has ended up back in Massachusetts after a devastating love affair. Her mother has just died and she is knocked sideways by grief and ... read more

Writers and Lovers


 Reading & Writing

A collection of 24 stories written by talented authors. No two writers are the same, but they have one thing in common: they are storytellers at heart and their deepest desire is to be heard. Writing the Dream shares the stories of twenty-four Australian writers, from emergin... read more

Writing the Dream


 Middle Grade/Upper Primary

Reading Level:near fine
Awards:Winner, Book of the Year 2018 at the Indie Book Awards. Winner, Children's Book Category at the Indie Book Awards. Winner, Best Children's Fiction at the Aurealis Awards. Winner, Younger Fiction at the Waterstones Children's Book Prize (UK). A CBCA Notable book.Longlisted for the ABIA Awards. Shortlisted for the Readings Children's Book Prize.

Morrigan Crow's adventures in the magical world of Nevermoor continue . . . The most anticipated sequel of the year - a treat for all fans of magic an... read more

Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow (#2 Nevermoor)



Series:Collins Classics Ser.

Wuthering Heights By Emily Bront Emily Bront 's only novel, this tale portrays Catherine and Heathcliff, their all-encompassing love for one another, and how this unresolved passion eventually destroys them both, leading Heathcliff to shun and abuse society. Fir... read more

Wuthering Heights: Collins Classics



Peek inside your body, from head to toe
Where does food go after you swallow it? Where is your heart, and what does it do? Where are your lungs? What do your knees really look like?
"X-ray" the inside of your body from head to toe with this ... read more

X-Ray Me - Investigate the Inside of Your Body


 BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Colour)

There are 14 songs in this fabulous book, ten in Walmajarri language and four in English, all beautifully illustrated by the kids from the Yakanarra Community School. These are songs about how the Walmajarri came to Yakanarra and their... read more

Yakanarra Songbook: About Our Place in Walmajarri and English


 Picture Books

Words float around us, drawing pictures in our minds. Every book a kingdom with story treasure to find. Oliver and Ivy love visiting the library with Dad. With stories and their imaginations guiding them, the children go on grand ocean adventures, visit fairy-tale lands, wat... read more

Yay! It's Library Day



Growing up in the mountains of Japan, Yayoi Kusama (b. 1929) dreamed of becoming an artist. One day, she had a vision in which the world and everything in it--the plants, the people, the sky--were covered in polka dots. She began to cover her paintings, drawings, scul... read more

Yayoi Kusama - From Here to Infinity!



Series:Chronicles of the One Ser.

A stunning novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author--an epic of hope and horror, chaos and magic, and a journey that will unite a desperate group of people to fight the battle of their lives... It began on New Year's Eve. The sickness came on suddenly, an... read more

Year One (#1 Chronicles of the One)


 Young Adult


A hilarious fantasy sequel to The Dark Lord of Derkholm, set at the Wizard University, and centred around six fantastical students. From the 'Godmother of Fantasy', Diana Wynne Jones. The Year of the Griffin is the sequel to the Dark Lord of Derkholm, set in the s... read more

Year of the Griffin (Derkholm #2)


 Biography & Memoir

Reading Level:3 Biography

Leigh Sales: "An incredible insight into the thinking and writing processes of one of the greatest writers in Australian history." Helen Garner has kept a diary for almost all her life. But until now, those exercise books filled with her thoughts, obse... read more

Yellow Notebook: Diaries, 1978-1986 (HB)