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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|

Kindles for E-reading!

St. George’s school library has acquired 20 Kindle Fire tablets for use with the Epic children’s digital library app! The app is suitable for students up to age 12, and includes thousands of fiction and nonfiction e-books, audio e-books, read-to-me e-books, and educational videos. French, Chinese, and Spanish language materials are also available.

October 1st, 2018|

“Red” Anything Good Lately?

This week’s recommendations- books with red covers:

Senior: Insignia; Young Sherlock Holmes: Red Leech; Stephen Hawking: A Life in Science; The All-mountain Skier; The Master and Margarita; How Long is a Piece of String?

Middle: Malice; Meteorite Strike; Hot Bikes; Paws and Whiskers; Osbert; What Are We Fighting For?

Junior: The Legend of the Worst Boy in the World; Knights in Armour; Mr. Gum and the Cherry Tree; Rabbit Racer; The Mad Miscellany; Revenge of the Fancy-Pants Time Pirate

October 1st, 2018|

Open Mic at the Library

St. George’s library held its first Open Mic event of the school year after lunch on 24 September. Classical, contemporary, and jazz music were performed, as well as a dramatic monologue. The next Open Mic will take place on 5 November. Sign up in the library!

September 25th, 2018|

Banned Books Week

This week’s recommendations- “Banned Book Week” (books that are frequently challenged in schools and libraries):

Senior: To Kill a Mockingbird; I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings; Persepolis; The Hunger Games (series); Lord of the Flies; The Kite Runner

Middle: Harry Potter (series); Sex, Puberty, and All That Stuff; Drama; His Dark Materials (series); This One Summer; Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margaret

Junior: Captain Underpants (series); James and the Giant Peach; Emil the Detective; The Witches; Goosebumps (series)

September 21st, 2018|

Books on the Arts

This week’s recommendations- the Arts:

Senior: Miles Davis: The Definitive Biography; Realism; Photocrafty; Great Designs

Middle: The Usborne Introduction to Modern Art; The World of Music; Get Into Art: Animals; Calligraphy Techniques

Junior: Black History Makers: Musicians; Famous Paintings; What is Contemporary Art?; Big Book of Things to Draw

September 14th, 2018|

Walk in Their Shoes…

This week’s recommendations- biographies:

Senior: I Am Malala; Elie Wiesel; A Long Way Gone; The Way I See It

Middle: Anthony Horowitz; Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl; Campaigners; Gandhi

Junior: J.K. Rowling; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Malorie Blackman; Tim Berners-Lee

September 10th, 2018|

New Books!

This week’s recommendations- recent acquisitions:

Senior: City of Fallen Angels; Murder on the Orient Express; It Only Happens in the Movies; and Lord of the Flies

Middle: Space, Stars, and Slimy Aliens; The Maddie Diaries; Awkward; and Stolen With Style

Junior: The Case of the Sneaky Snowman; Super Diaper Baby; The Day She Saved the Doctor; and the Complete Children’s Cookbook

September 2nd, 2018|

Welcome back!

Stop by the library to see the exciting changes that have taken place over the summer! And don’t forget to check out our Incredible books!

September 1st, 2018|

Summer Reading List

Spend your summer visiting faraway places, meeting intriguing people, and going on exciting adventures! All you need is a great book and your imagination! Check out the book recommendations provided by your teachers, librarian, and classmates. Download the PDF on top right of this page.

June 10th, 2018|