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A reminder to students to please bring your student ID cards to the library when you would like to borrow. Your student card also makes printing much easier. 


East Campus students who are looking for a book to read can select a book from the book collection on level 2 at East Campus. Please return these books to the shelves when you have finished.


East Campus students can also borrow from the Main Campus library by placing a reservation via the library catalogue. Library staff will be in contact about how to collect your book. These books are to be returned to the return box on level 2.


The Civica Libraries Index is released each year and reveals the nation’s reading habits. This year Australian authors continued an upward trend in popularity. 


Civica analysed 30 million library book loans from participating libraries across Australia to determine the country’s most popular books. Data was gathered over a 12-month period from between 1 April 2021 and 31 March 2022. For more information


The top 5 most popular books in Australia

  1. The Survivors by Jane Harper
  2. Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty
  3. The Sentinel by Lee Childs
  4. All Our Shimmering Skies by Trent Dalton
  5. The Deep End by Jeff Kinney

The top 5 most popular Australian books

  1. The Survivors by Jane Harper
  2. All Our Shimmering Skies by Trent Dalton
  3. Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty
  4. Honeybee by Craig Silvey
  5. Godmothers by Monica McInerney

Australian biographies also continue to be popular amongst readers with Eddie Jaku’s The Happiest Man on Earth topping the most popular reads.


The categories of most popular children’s fiction and young adult fiction were dominated by Jeff Kinney and the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, Anh Do’s Weirdo series, Andy Griffiths Treehouse series, David Walliams and the Tom Gates series by Liz Pichon. 


During April 2021 and March 2022 


Top 5 Graphic Novels

  1. All Good things by Marvel
  2. Naruto
  3. Heartstopper Vol 1
  4. The Sad Ghost Club
  5. Dog Man Fetch -22

Top Fiction Reads

  1. One of Us is Lying by Karen McManus
  2. Divergent by Veronica Roth
  3. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K Rowling
  4. Maze Runner by James Dashner
  5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Deep End by Jeff Kinney

Top Australian Fiction Reads

  1. Once series by Morris Gleitzman
  2. Tiger Daughter by Rebecca Lim
  3. Two Wolves by Tristan Bancks
  4. The Edge of Thirteen by Nova Weetman
  5. Deep Water by Sara Epstein


  1. Delta: bridge over troubled dreams by Delta Goodrem
  2. Malala: my story of standing up for girls' rights
  3. Barty: power and glory: the inspiring journey to the top of world tennis
  4. Dustin Martin: my story so far
  5. Able / Dylan Alcott with Grantlee Kieza.


McKinnon Secondary College students have access to ebooks and audiobooks 24/7 with Wheelers ePlatform. Wheelers offer a wide range of fiction, both new and old favourites as well as non-fiction and biographies. 


Students access to Wheelers:


Wheelers has integrated some new features that provide ESL and literacy support including:

  • Text to Speech (TTS)
  • Translation to 150+ languages
  • Text to Speech for translated languages
  • Sentence structure mark up (nouns, verbs, adjectives etc)
  • Simple image depictions of words

Click here to watch a short video