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Killenaule One Book One Community Welcomes Author Brian Gallagher

Pupils from St. Mary's Central NS, Killenaule and Scoil Ruain were delighted to welcome author Brian Gallagher to their school on Tuesday 1st May as part of their One Book One Community initiative. In conjunction with Killenaule Library the pupils…

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Thurles:  Book Club Review Of Knights Of The Borrowed Dark By Dave Rudden

The 10-12 Book Club read and reviewed Knights of the Borrowed Dark this month. Set in modern day Ireland, the storyline nevertheless has a medieval feel to it which blends seamlessly. The main character, Denizen Hardwick was bought up in…

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Thurles: Teenage Workshop With Award Winning Author Denise Deegan

Award winning author Denise Deegan facilitated a very informative, fun and interactive writing workshop in The Source Library on Wednesday 6th December.   Transition Year students from The Ursuline and Presentation secondary schools threw themselves into the spirit of the occasion with great gusto. …

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Thurles: Teenage Book Club Review Of The Art Of Being Normal

'Two Boys. Two Secrets. David Piper has always been an outsider. His parents think he's gay. the school bully thinks he's a freak.  Only his two best friends know the real truth - David wants to be a girl' This…

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Thurles: Review Of Gorilla Dawn By Gill Lewis

Thurles 10-12 book club read Gorilla Dawn over Christmas.  This could be Lewis's best novel for young readers so far and is a thoroughly compelling read.  Once again it reflects her great passion for animals and their rights.  Set deep in…

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Thurles:  Teen Book Club Review Of ‘I Am Malala’

Thurles Teenage book club recently read and reviewed The true story 'I am Malala'.  We had a fascinating discussion about this book as the issues in it were far removed from everyday life for the members.  They learned about the…

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Chasing The Stars By Malorie Blackman

Teen Read Staff Pick: Request it here or contact your local branch

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Bullet Catcher By Joaquin Lowe (YA Staff Pick )

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Anna And The Swallow Man By Gavriel Savit

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13 Minutes By Sarah Pinborough

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