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Holiday Reading Ideas

At Macquarie we realise learning doesn't just happen from 9-3, and that the holidays are an important time for rest, relaxation, and spending time with family. Reading every day is important for growing brains, so to make it easier we have a collection of web sites you can use to get the reading bug happening!  . As Dr Seuss said: "The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go."

TumbleBook Library          

The TumbleBook Library is an online collection of animated, talking picture books, with access provided by the ACT Public Library system.

The Amazing Read      

The Amazing Read website is connected to the public library system and has both online and in library activities. has activities and EBooks 


You need to be a member of Libraries ACT to access the Bookflix site (membership is free, justvisit your local library). Classic video story books from Weston Woods paired with related non fiction eBooks from Scholastic. An engaging way to link fact to fiction and reinforce early reading skills and exploring knowledge. Online browsing only, not for download.

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