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Better Beginnings

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The State Library of Western Australia believes that literacy transforms lives.

Visit Better Beginnings to find information, books and activities to help your child become a great reader.

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Childrens Literature

Our collection of Children's Literature is an important resource of historical and contemporary childrens' literature.


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eresources at Home for SLWA Members

SLWA registered members can access eresources from home.

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