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February 2019

Fall in Love with a Book!

February 8th, 2019|

This week’s recommendations- “Fall in Love with a Book!”

Senior: Tough Love; Soulmates; Love Dreams; The History of Love; I’d tell you I love you, but then I’d have to kill you; Love is a Dog from Hell; The Man Who Loved Only Numbers

Middle: Puppy Love; How to Break a Dragon’s Heart; Pig Heart Boy; Sisters, Super-creeps, & Slushy, Gushy Love Songs; Love Lessons; The Heart, Lungs, and Blood

Junior: Love, Peace, & Chocolate; Love Stinks!; Scout; Because of Winn Dixie; Heart of Gold; From the Heart; Love and Chicken Nuggets

Go Green!

February 1st, 2019|

This week’s recommendations- “Go Green!”

Senior: Wonders of Life; Fragile Earth; Turtles All the Way Down; The Good Earth; Bear Grylls: Gold of the Gods; The Jungle Books

Middle: Climate Change; Bridging the Energy Gap; Green Glass Beads; Why is Snot Green?; Anne of Green Gables

Junior: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle; Grow it, Eat it; Spud Goes Green; Green Smoke; Little House in the Big Woods; Wild in the Woods

January 2019

Superheroes: Fact and Fiction

January 25th, 2019|

This week’s recommendations- “Superheroes: Fact and Fiction”

Senior: The Recruit; Young Samurai: The Way of the Sword; A Long Way Gone; I Am Malala; Wolverine; Guardians of the Galaxy

Middle: Kid Normal; The Hero’s Guide to Storming the Castle; Study Hall of Justice; Percy Jackson and the Titan’s Curse; Gandhi; Triumph on Everest

Junior: Cleopatra in Space: The Thief and the Sword; Captain Valiant and Me; Malala Yousafzai: Warrior With Words; Martin Luther King, Jr.; The Adventures of Captain Underpants; Dog Man

Put a Poem in your Pocket

January 18th, 2019|

This week’s recommendations- “Put a Poem in your Pocket”

Senior: The Haiku Anthology; Poems on the Underground; Love is a Dog from Hell; The English Poets of the First World War; Poem a Day; Everyman’s Poetry

Middle: Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats; 1066 and Before That; The Truth About Teachers; What are we Fighting For?; Off by Heart; Green Glass Beads

Junior: Pip; Funny Poems; Talking Turkeys; Songs and Verse; A Family of Poems; The Usborne Book of Poetry

History’s Mysteries

January 11th, 2019|

This week’s recommendations- “History’s Mysteries”

Senior: The Fixer: A Story from Sarajevo; The First World War: The War to End All Wars; The Cold War; The English Patient; The Eagle of the Ninth; The Secret Life of Bees

Middle: Vile Victorians; The Usborne Introduction to the Second World War; The Who’s Who of the Industrial Revolution; Then; Private Peaceful; Ghosts of Shanghai

Junior: The Usborne Medieval World; The Titanic Sinks!; Raiders and Ruins; Meet Samantha; Pharaoh’s Handbook; Eyewitness Viking

Spellbinding…

January 6th, 2019|

This week’s recommendations- “Spellbinding: Fantasy and Magic…”

Senior: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child; The Colour of Magic; A Hat Full of Sky; The Sorceress; The Ocean at the End of the Lane; Hunted

Middle: Young Knights of the Round Table; Here, There Be Dragons; The Curse of the Gloamglozer; Rose; Muddle Earth Too; Unlocking the Spell

Junior: Green Smoke; WhatEver After: Fairest of All; Blossom in Jewel Forest; Simply Magic for Wannabe Wizards; Children’s Book of Magic; The Sleeping Sword

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Book wish list

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Recommended reading

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