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Happy Holidays!

This week’s recommendations- “Happy Holidays:”

Senior: The Christmas Book; Northern Lights; Frost; The Winter’s Tale; Skybreaker; The Endurance

Middle: A Christmas Carol; Children of Winter; The Snow Spider Trilogy; The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe; Everest Adventures; Ultimate Snowboarding

Junior: Invasion of the Christmas Puddings; The Nutcracker; How the Grinch Stole Christmas; A Christmas Carol; Samantha’s Surprise; Funny Poems for Christmas

December 7th, 2018|

Fantastic Beasts

This week’s recommendations- “Fantastic Beasts:”

Senior: The World of Polar Bears; The Great Big Book of Snakes & Reptiles; The Dragon Book; East; Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Middle: Icefire; Knowledge Encyclopedia: Dinosaur; Gorillas; How to Train Your Dragon; The Magician’s Elephant; Usborne World of Animals

Junior: The Silver Pony; Big Swamp Beasts; Dragon Slayers’ Academy; The Unicorn’s Secret: Beyond the Sunset; Big Cats; Dangerous Animals

November 30th, 2018|

Books with intriguing first lines…

This week’s recommendations- “Books with intriguing first lines:”

Senior: A Tale of Two Cities; A Hundred Years of Solitude; The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn; Paradise; Fahrenheit 451; The Book Thief

Middle: A Wrinkle in Time; The Graveyard Book; The Voyage of the Dawn Treader; Northern Lights; The Outsiders; Holes

Junior: Peter Pan; The Worst Witch; Kaspar-Prince of Cats; Princess Sonora and the Long Sleep; The Tale of Despereaux; Beowulf

November 23rd, 2018|

Classics: How many have you read?

This week’s recommendations- “Classics: How many have you read?”

Senior: Brave New World; The Idiot; The Count of Monte Cristo; The Old Man and the Sea; One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich; Pride and Prejudice

Middle: Treasure Island; Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland; Frankenstein; The Secret Garden; A Study in Scarlet and other Sherlock Holmes Adventures; The Hound of the Baskervilles

Junior: Pippi Longstocking; Black Beauty; The BFG; Gulliver; Little House in the Big Woods; The Three Musketeers

November 16th, 2018|

Vevey English Library Open Day

The English Library in Vevey is hosting an Open Day and Usborne book sale on Friday, 7 December 2018 from 9.30-11.30. All are welcome!

November 15th, 2018|

Once Upon a Crime…

This week’s recommendations- “Once Upon a Crime”:

Senior: Murder on the Orient Express; The Lovely Bones; Black Ice (Young Sherlock Holmes); Innocent; Perfume; Murder Most Unladylike

Middle: The Maze of Bones (The 39 Clues); Room 13; Missing Abby; The Name of this Book is Secret; The Case of the Deadly Desperados; Tell Me No Lies

Junior: The Chocolate Chase; The Mystery of the Burnt Cottage; Daisy and the Trouble with Burglars; Case of the Missing Snowman; Secrets; Dogman Unleashed

November 9th, 2018|

Thanks, PLG!

The PLG has generously funded 20 sets of headphones for the library! Students are already enjoying listening to audio books and learning videos during library visits. Thanks, PLG- we love them!

November 3rd, 2018|

Math is Everywhere

This week’s recommendations- Math is Everywhere:

Senior: Fermatt’s Last Theorem; Relativity; I am Number Four; A Mathematician’s Apology; The Music of the Primes; The Number Mysteries

Middle: Murderous Maths; The Maths Handbook; I’m Good at ICT: What Job Can I Get?; Riotous Robots; The Story of Inventions; School Hasn’t This Gone on Long Enough?

Junior: Mathmagicians; Codes and Codebreaking; Fly a Jumbo Jet; Think of a Number; The Science of Computers; This Strange Quantum World and You

November 3rd, 2018|

“Witch” Book?

This week’s recommendations- “Witch” Book?:

Senior: Witchfinder: The Last Nightfall; Haunted; Fablehaven; Prom Nights From Hell; I Love You to Death; Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Middle: The Robe of Skulls; Evil House; Coraline; Jinx and the Wizard’s Apprentice; The Complete Horowitz Horror; Darkside

Junior: The Worst Witch; The Witches; Goth Girl and the Fête Worse Than Death; Winnie’s Big Catch; Witch: A Different Path; Scream Street: Blood of the Witch

October 26th, 2018|

Recommended Graphic Novels

This week’s recommendations- Graphic Novels:

Senior: Runaways; Persepolis; Ethel & Ernest; Username: Evie; Maus; The Amazing Book is Not on Fire

Middle: The Arrival; Bone; Artemis Fowl; Brave; The Baby-sitters Club; Percy Jackson and the Titan’s Curse

Junior: Countdown to destruction; Dog Man Unleashed; Knights of the Lunch Table; Cleopatra in Space; Bird & Squirrel; Fort Solitude

October 12th, 2018|

Scholastic Book Fair

St. George’s Autumn 2018 Scholastic Book Fair is up and running! Go to http://eu-schools.scholastic.co.uk/st-georges-1815. Browse, order, and pay for books online by 30 October 2018. Orders will be delivered to school. (Prices are in British Pounds Sterling £.)

For every £1 you spend on this month’s Book Club, our school will earn 20p in Scholastic Rewards.

October 6th, 2018|

Teacher Picks

This week’s recommendations- teacher picks:

Senior: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn; The Waves; I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings; Brisingr; Jane Eyre; How Many Socks Make a Pair?

Middle: The Hundred-Year-Old Man; The Book Thief; The Secret Garden; Ann of Green Gables; Wonder; The Way of the Sword

Junior: First Term Malory Towers; The Wind in the Willows; Charlotte’s Web; The Story of Tracy Beaker; The Secret Garden; Stuart Little

October 5th, 2018|