Thursday, 19 October 2017

Book Fair Prize Draw Winners!!

Congratulations to Kaiden Williams, winner of the Scholastic Book Fair draw!
Congratulations to Mr. R for also winning $25 worth of books for his classroom!

Recommended Reads for November...
Grades 5-6

No way out (Shadow House #3) / Dan Poblocki
No Way Out (Shadow House, #3) by Dan Poblocki - Released August 29, 2017 #horror #youngadult
Poppy, Dash, Azumi, and Dylan may have made it out of Shadow House--but the grounds are a whole new nightmare. Someone they thought was a friend is hunting them, and there's no place that's safe now that they've woken the shadow creature.
If they want to survive, they'll have to figure out once and for all what the house wants from them, and what-or who-they'll need to leave behind in order to escape . . . or risk being trapped within Shadow House forever. (GoodReads)
Recommended Reads for November...

The Borden Murders : Lizzy Borden & the trial of the century / Sarah Miller
10 Chilling True Crime Books to Feed Your American Crime Story Fix via Brit + Co
August 4, 1892: Lizzie Borden calls out frantically for help. When the maid and the neighbors come running, they find Lizzie's father, Andrew Borden, lying murdered in the sitting room of the Borden home at 92 Second Street in Fall River, Massachusetts. Soon after, the body of Lizzie's stepmother, Abby, is discovered upstairs.
As the minutes give way to hours, one person rises to the top of the list of suspects: Lizzie herself. But how could a mild-mannered young woman from a prominent family be an axe murderer? (GoodReads)
Recommended Reads for November...
Grades 7-9

Wonder Women : Warbringer / Leigh Bardugo
Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo
Princess Diana longs to prove herself to her legendary warrior sisters. But when the opportunity finally comes, she throws away her chance at glory and breaks Amazon law—risking exile—to save a mortal. Diana will soon learn that she has rescued no ordinary girl, and that with this single brave act, she may have doomed the world. (GoodReads)

Book Fair Time!

Come out and support our BookFair, which runs from October 16th-19th!!  
Recommended Reads for October...
Grades 7-9

Turtles all the way down / John Green
5 Books to Read this Fall - Turtles all the way down
Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, but there’s a hundred-thousand-dollar reward at stake and her Best and Most Fearless Friend, Daisy, is eager to investigate. So together, they navigate the short distance and broad divides that separate them from Russell Pickett’s son, Davis.
Aza is trying. She is trying to be a good daughter, a good friend, a good student, and maybe even a good detective, while also living within the ever-tightening spiral of her own thoughts.  (GoodReads)
Recommended Reads for October...

Swing It Sunny / Jennifer L. Holm & Matthew Holm
Swing It, Sunny (Paperback)
Summer's over and it's time for Sunny Lewin to enter the strange and unfriendly hallways of . . . middle school. When her Gramps calls her from Florida to ask how she's doing, she always tells him she's fine. But the truth? Sunny is NOT having the best time.
Not only is the whole middle school thing confusing . . . but life at home is confusing, too. Sunny misses her brother Dale, who's been sent to boarding school. But when Dale comes back, she STILL misses him . . . because he's changed.
Luckily Sunny's got her best friend and a mysterious new neighbor on her side . . . because she is NOT going let all this confusion get her down. Instead, she's going to remain Sunny-side up!