The Library Scoop

Years 7-8 Holiday Reading Term 1 2022


Lots of amazing new reads are available from our Library. These reads can be found on the Library shelves and in electronic form through SORA and our Library catalogue.

Here's a link to our blog to find out about some popular and new books and ebooks (and eAudiobooks) you can borrow over the Easter holiday break.

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The benefits of reading 20 minutes every day...

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Top three most popular books borrowed by your friends in Years 7 and 8 so far in 2022!

Top New Books from Each Genre!

Note: If you click on a book cover (but it doesn't go to the Library catalogue) then open the Library catalogue webpage first.


🔦 English teacher Ms Georgia Hooi recommends...

Northern Lights (or The Golden Compass) by David Pullman

"I loved this book when I read it in year 9 at school. It seemed like there was a very real, intricate world within the book that I just wanted to find out more about. So much mystery and suspense!"

❗ Part of a series - click on the cover to see the books in our AHS Library.


Fantastic digital magazines, eBooks and eAudiobooks are here!

To access our fantastic new range of digital MAGAZINES click here to open the SORA website (or the icon below) then click on switch schools.

If you can’t see AHS in the tiles click on My school isn’t listed type in All Hallows’ and follow the instructions.

When you’re logged in, click on Preferences and Format to choose to browse Audiobooks, eBooks or Magazines.


📑 Research Guides have helpful resources, information, research and referencing tips as you complete your subject assessments and units of study.


🎨 Cre8 Lab Workshops in Term 2!

Click on this link: Cre8 Lab Workshops Term 2, 2022 – All Hallows' School Library (

You can sign up for the workshops at the Library - please see staff at the front counter.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mrs Kate Carey.

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Kate DiCamillo reads Raymie Nightingale

National Book Award Finalist Kate DiCamillo reads from Ramie Nightingale



92nd Street Y. (2016, December 6). National book award finalist Kate DiCamillo reads from Ramie Nightingale. Retrieved from National Book Award Finalist Kate DiCamillo reads from Ramie Nightingale - YouTube

All Hallows' School. (2022). Project Gutenberg Benefits of Reading [Image].

Images for books are sourced either from the author's websites or are book covers, used as permitted under copyright for promotion.