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KOALA Friends 

It's time to sign up for 2017! Support the awards that give children a voice in the Australian children’s book industry. All schoolspublic libraries and those who love Aussie children's literature are invited to become a "Friend of KOALA". 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KOALA TIMELINE 2017

Term 1: Students nominate favourite books. Due by Friday, 31st March.
Term 2: Shortlists announced. Students read and vote.
Term 3: Students read and vote. Due by Friday, 22nd September.

Term 4: Awards Day - Thurday, 9th November, 10.15am at North Rocks Public School.        

 

 

 

"Of all the awards, the ones that kids choose themselves always mean the most. But they are also a great way to show kids that what THEY love is important." Jackie French

 
Our boys who attended were so excited and came back to school full of enthusiasm which they shared with the other boys in their classes. It was highlighted again yesterday how important and worthwhile organisations like KOALA are for the promotion of reading and literature for children. - Joanne Barnes, Librarian, Wyvern House


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