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WAB Reads: WAB Reads! 2020

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Welcome to WAB Reads 2020!

Grab a coffee and some breakfast.

Find your book partners and make sure you get a bookmark.

Get to know your book buddies! 

  • Why did you choose this book?
  • What do you hope to learn more about? 


To see last year's books, including those in our collections and e-books/audiobooks, please click here

Timeline for WABReads 2020

Book suggestions by 15 November

Give us your suggestions on this form! 

Book selections: Friday 29 November

To make your selection for this year, please use this form. You can see the blurbs of all the books here

Weds 15 January: Red Scroll Library Launch

Get your books and form your club! Light breakfast & books provided at the Lotus Lounge. 

Plan some dates and times to meet (3-4 times) and discuss your reading.

You can contribute to your team's Padlet on the tabs above.

TBC: WAB Reads Movie Night! ‚Äč

TBC: WAB Reads x TeachMeet

March 19-20 PD Days

Breakfast times are available for your WAB Reads group to meet if you wish. 

Thurs 9 April: Celebrations

WAB Reads Closure: sharing & celebrating with a light breakfast, provided 7:30  - 8:30. 

Audio Books & Digital Books

Available as Sora eBook or Audiobook 

Available as eBook & Audiobook 

eBooks only available (borrow a kindle)

The DEADLINE for signing up is Friday 29 November.

The link to the form is here: Clicky-Clicky

There are over 20 books to choose from, including translations of some books in Chinese and individual publications in Chinese. Also attached is a poster of all the books and a booklet with blurbs about all of the books.
WAB Lab Reads is open to all teaching staff, TAs and support staff.
When the deadline passes, and all the participants have chosen a book, we aim to order the books before the winter break so that they will be here sometime in January. Then, the WAB Lab team will help organise participants in groups based on the book they have chosen.

Activity Ideas

Some ideas for facilitating book club discussions, based on resources from Project Zero Making Thinking Visible, Facing History, Thinking Collaborative and more. More ideas can be found on the Cultures of Thinking Libguide


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