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Young Australians Best Book Awards — Encouraging Victorian children to Recommend, Read, Rate and Reward Australian books through an annual children's choice book award

Young Australians Best Book Awards — Encouraging Victorian children to Recommend, Read, Rate and Reward Australian books through an annual children's choice book award | CGS Popular Authors | Scoop.it
The Young Australian's Best Book Award is the Victorian children's choice book awards.
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'Maze Runner' Sequel 'The Scorch Trials' Gets a Trailer - Wall Street Journal (blog)

'Maze Runner' Sequel 'The Scorch Trials' Gets a Trailer - Wall Street Journal (blog) | CGS Popular Authors | Scoop.it
The trailer for "The Scorch Trials" hints at a bigger, scarier world than the one seen in the first movie.
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Lauren Oliver, author of Delirium trilogy: 'Writing is compulsive for me' - The Guardian

Lauren Oliver, author of Delirium trilogy: 'Writing is compulsive for me' - The Guardian | CGS Popular Authors | Scoop.it
The bestselling young adult author wrote her first published novel on a BlackBerry while commuting. Now she has a fan base ardent enough to complain about the way she ended one book
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Terry Pratchett was as funny as he was a genius – and these quotes prove it

Terry Pratchett was as funny as he was a genius – and these quotes prove it | CGS Popular Authors | Scoop.it
Sir Terry Pratchett has died aged 66 after suffering from Alzheimer's disease.
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Cassandra Clare's 'Clockwork Princess' - Young Adult Hollywood

Cassandra Clare's 'Clockwork Princess' - Young Adult Hollywood | CGS Popular Authors | Scoop.it
All the latest news in Young Adult Film, TV and Books. Skip to content. TV · 90210 · Arrow · Awkward · Bates Motel · Beauty and the Beast · The Carrie Diaries · Chicago Fire · Cult · Delirium · Dracula · The Following · Girl Meets ...
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Lemony Snicket books to become TV series - BBC News

Lemony Snicket books to become TV series - BBC News | CGS Popular Authors | Scoop.it
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events is to be adapted into a 13-part television series.
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Aussie authors of young adult fiction attract overseas audience

Aussie authors of young adult fiction attract overseas audience | CGS Popular Authors | Scoop.it
ON a recent visit to New York I trawled through some of the city’s best bookstores looking for Australian young adult fiction.
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The 5th Wave - Penguin Books - They Are Coming For Us - Trailer

It's the dawn of the 5th wave, and on a lonely stretch of highway, Cassie Sullivan runs from Them. The beings who only look human, who roam the countryside killing anyone they see. Who have scattered Earth's last survivors. To stay alone is to stay alive...
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Anne Frank: 10 beautiful quotes from The Diary of a Young Girl

Anne Frank: 10 beautiful quotes from The Diary of a Young Girl | CGS Popular Authors | Scoop.it
To mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2015 we have collected 10 of the most powerful quotes from Anne Frank’s legendary The Diary of a Young Girl
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Australian Richard Flanagan shortlisted for Booker prize - The Guardian

Australian Richard Flanagan shortlisted for Booker prize - The Guardian | CGS Popular Authors | Scoop.it
The Guardian Australian Richard Flanagan shortlisted for Booker prize The Guardian Two American writers – Joshua Ferris and Karen Joy Fowler – have made the shortlist after a rule change opened up the award this year to writers of any nationality...
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From Harry Potter to Cat in the Hat, readers reign in this parade for Book Week - Herald Sun

From Harry Potter to Cat in the Hat, readers reign in this parade for Book Week - Herald Sun | CGS Popular Authors | Scoop.it
From Harry Potter to Cat in the Hat, readers reign in this parade for Book Week Herald Sun This is the week many schools and public libraries from across Australia celebrate all children's books but especially those by Australian authors and...
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Book News: Harper Lee Says New Biography Is Unauthorized - NPR (blog)

Book News: Harper Lee Says New Biography Is Unauthorized - NPR (blog) | CGS Popular Authors | Scoop.it
NPR (blog) Book News: Harper Lee Says New Biography Is Unauthorized NPR (blog) But in a statement this week, the 88-year-old Lee countered, "Rest assured, as long as I am alive any book purporting to be with my cooperation is a falsehood." In 2004,...
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Andy Griffiths' 52-Storey Treehouse wins top Australian Book Industry Award

Andy Griffiths' 52-Storey Treehouse wins top Australian Book Industry Award | CGS Popular Authors | Scoop.it
A children's book is Book of the Year for the first time in the 15-year-old Australian Book Industry Awards. 
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Personal (Jack Reacher 19)

Personal (Jack Reacher 19) | CGS Popular Authors | Scoop.it
Jack Reacher walks alone. Once a goto hard man in the US military police, now he's a drifter of no fixed abode. But the army tracks him down. Because someone has taken a longrange shot at the French president.
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'The Colour of Magic' and 4 more Terry Pratchett books you should read - Mashable

'The Colour of Magic' and 4 more Terry Pratchett books you should read - Mashable | CGS Popular Authors | Scoop.it
Much-loved British author Terry Pratchett died Thursday, leaving a canon of books behind.
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Books of the year - The Australian

Books of the year - The Australian | CGS Popular Authors | Scoop.it
WELCOME to our annual Books of the Year, in which writers and critics share their favourite reads of 2014. As always, I did not restrict the contributors to books published this year, though most of those discussed here were.
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'The Giver' Author Lois Lowry Thinks 'Dystopian Fiction Is Passé' - Variety

'The Giver' Author Lois Lowry Thinks 'Dystopian Fiction Is Passé' - Variety | CGS Popular Authors | Scoop.it
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'The Giver' Author Lois Lowry Thinks 'Dystopian Fiction Is Passé'
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The author of over 40 books is best known for her 1993 novel “The Giver,” a story set in a utopian society where people no longer feel pain.
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The Slave Dancer by Paula Fox

The Slave Dancer by Paula Fox | CGS Popular Authors | Scoop.it

The Slave Dancer by Paula Fox added to list of refreshed Lit Trips in preparation for the launch of our updated website.


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GoogleLitTrips Reading List's curator insight, October 22, 2014 1:16 PM

21 October 2014

 

The Slave Dancer by Paula Fox added to list of refreshed Lit Trips in preparation for the launch of our updated website.

 

Google Lit Trips fans using any of the following Lit Trip titles can upgrade now. All previous versions will become obsolete once the new Google Lit Trips website is launched sometime in the next few months.

 

The Slave Dancer v5 by Paula Fox

The Kite Runner v6 by Khaled Hosseini

The Grapes of Wrath v7 by John Steinbeck

Flotsam v3 by David Wiesner

Sam Patch Daredevil Jumper v4 by Julie Cummins

Going Home v3 by Margaret Wild

A Walk in London v4 by Salvatore Rubbino

A Family Apart v5 by Joan Lowery Nixon

Abuela v3 by Arthur Dorros

Big Anthony: His Story v4 by Tomie DePaola

Make Way for Ducklings v4 by Robert McCloskey

Number the Stars v4 by Lois Lowry

By the Great Hornspoon v4 by Sid Fleishman

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John Green — Author of The Fault in Our Stars, Looking for Alaska, Paper Towns, and An Abundance of Katherines

John Green — Author of The Fault in Our Stars, Looking for Alaska, Paper Towns, and An Abundance of Katherines | CGS Popular Authors | Scoop.it
Author of The Fault in Our Stars, Looking for Alaska, Paper Towns, and An Abundance of Katherines
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J.K. Rowling writes new Harry Potter story about a singing sorceress - Today.com

J.K. Rowling writes new Harry Potter story about a singing sorceress - Today.com | CGS Popular Authors | Scoop.it
Times of India
J.K. Rowling writes new Harry Potter story about a singing sorceress
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... for members of the equally short-lived fan club run by my British publisher, Bloomsbury.
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James Dashner discusses The Maze Runner - YouTube

Q& A with James Dashner about his new book, The Maze Runner, on sale now.
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Nadine Gordimer, South African author, dies at 90 - BBC News

Nadine Gordimer, South African author, dies at 90 - BBC News | CGS Popular Authors | Scoop.it
BBC News Nadine Gordimer, South African author, dies at 90 BBC News Fellow acclaimed South African author JM Coetzee, whose novels often focused on their country post-apartheid, said Gordimer "responded with exemplary courage and creative energy to...
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19 Rare Recordings of Famous Authors

19 Rare Recordings of Famous Authors | CGS Popular Authors | Scoop.it
Twenty years ago, it was impossible for most of us to listen to JRR Tolkien read Elvish or see Zelda Fitzgerald grin at a camera or hear an inebriated Hemingway shout about pigeons. But today, these and other rare recordings of famous authors are just a mouse click away. Enjoy, you lucky ducks.
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