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June 2019

Summer 2019 Reading Recommendations

June 24th, 2019|

Download our Summer Reading Recommendations on this page! This list is completely updated with titles in English, French, Russian, German, and Spanish. Have a great summer, and happy reading!

Library Books Due Friday!

June 14th, 2019|

Please return all library books by Friday, 21 June! Families will be invoiced for the cost of replacing library materials that are not returned by Friday, 21 June.

Summer Reads

June 7th, 2019|

This week’s recommendations- “Summer Reads”

Senior: Scythe; Dracula; Daily Life During the French Revolution; Making Music for Games; All the News Unfit to Print; The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue

Middle: Grounded; Ticket to India; As Brave as You; Show Me the Money; The Red Baron; Rebound

Junior: Secret Coders; Short; Guts & Glory: The Vikings; Investigating a Car Crash; Negatives Attract; Pippa Morgan’s Diary

May 2019

Technology

May 31st, 2019|

This week’s recommendations- “Technology”

Senior: Ready Player One; Reinventing Comics: How imagination and technology are reinventing an art form; Username: Regenerated; My (Secret) YouTube Life; A.N.T.I.D.O.T.E.; Girl Online

Middle: Smash! Exploring the mysteries of the universe with the large hadron collider; Mortal Engines; The Story of Inventions; Kids Inventing; 1000 Inventions & Discoveries; Hero.com

Junior: Jack & the Geniuses, Simple Machines; Ancient RomanTechnology; The Time Traveling Sandwich Bites Back; Robots; How Things Work

Survivors!

May 24th, 2019|

This week’s recommendations- “Survivors”

Senior: Suffragettes; An Inconvenient Truth; A Long Way Gone; I Am Malala; Night; Gandhi: My life is my message

Middle: Surviving Middle School; I Survived: Five epic disasters; Sky: A true story of courage during WWII; Anne Frank; Nelson Mandela; Triumph on Everest

Junior: The Story of Slavery; Planet in Peril; The Atlas of Endangered Animals; Virginia Hall: WWII spy; Anne Frank; Malala Yousafzai: Warrior with words

All the World’s a Stage

May 10th, 2019|

This week’s recommendations- “All the World’s a Stage”

Senior: Hamilton (vocal selections); Eyes of the World; Hair and Makeup in Theater; Harry Potter and the Cursed Child; Othello; His Dark Materials (the plays)

Middle: Photos Framed; You’ve Got Talent; Romeo & Juliet; Hamlet; Antony & Cleopatra; Starring Tracy Beaker

Junior: The Book of Dance; Children’s Book of Music; Tudor Theatre; Macbeth; Phoebe Finds Her Voice; Singing Sensation

Current events

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1 Jour 1 Actu: Site quotidien d’infos pour les enfants à partir de 8 ans.

Featured online resource

Here is one of the many resources accessible from the St. George’s library website.

project gutenberg

Project Gutenberg: 56,000 free ebooks to download or read online. (Mostly older works for which copyright has expired.)

Book wish list

Add a book to our wish list at the Circulation Desk or submit the form below! (View our wish lists here.)

Recommended reading

Download our Summer Reading Recommendations 2019, created by your teachers, librarian, and friends!