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New Fiction

This week’s recommendations- “New Fiction”

Senior: The Hate U Give; The Manifesto on How to Be Interesting; The Gentlemen’s Guide to Vice and Virtue; Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage; Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children; Buffalo Soldier

Middle: The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora; Sky Song; Fish in a Tree; Swing it, Sunny; In Real Life; Magnus Chase and the Sword of Summer

Junior: Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild; Pippa Morgan’s Diary; Splatoon; Mia in the Mix; A Sneer Death Experience; Katie and the Cupcake Cure

March 29th, 2019|

New Nonfiction

This week’s recommendations- “New Nonfiction”

Senior: Women in Literature; Cold War Capitalism; Video Games, Violence, and Crime; Statistics and Probability; Daily Life During the French Revolution; GCSE Film Studies

Middle: Eyewitness to the Russian Revolution; Biology: Understanding Matter; Gender, Equality and Identity Rights; Migration and Refugees; Thrills, Skills and Molehills

Junior: Brutal Games! History’s Most Dangerous Sports; Cristiano Ronaldo; Seven Wonders of the Ancient World; Food and Cooking in Ancient Greece; Everything Vikings; Everything Big Cats

March 22nd, 2019|

Money, money, money!

This week’s recommendations- “Money, money, money!”

Senior: Naked Economics; Freakonomics; Rich Dad Poor Dad for Teens; Blood Money; Heist Society; The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari

Middle: Millions; Billionaire Boy; Tomb of Treasure; Microsoft; Nike; Coca-Cola

Junior: The Chocolate Money Mystery; The Lost Treasure of the Emerald Eye; Mr. Gum and the Biscuit Billionaire; Treasure Island; A Christmas Carol; Google

March 15th, 2019|

These Books ‘Blue’ Us Away!

This week’s recommendations- “These Books ‘Blue’ Us Away!”

Senior: Wonder; The Death Cure; Girl Online; Atlas Shrugged; Vortex; Neuromancer

Middle: The Dragonfly Pool; Moby Dick; The Boy Who Haunted Himself; Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator; Then; Airman

Junior: Emil’s Clever Pig; The BFG; The Worst Witch Saves the Day; Mr. Gum and the Biscuit Billionaire; Freddy in Peril; The Buried Cross

March 8th, 2019|

Read Around the World…

This week’s recommendations- “Read Around the World …”

Senior: 100 Places You Will Never Visit; 100 Things You Will Never Find; Wonders of the Universe; The Maya; Frozen Plant

Middle: World in Focus Series: Nigeria; Afghanistan; South Africa; China; France; Mexico

Junior: Chinese Culture; Countries; Essential Atlas of the World; Shackleton: The Survivor; Our World; The Great Global Puzzle Challenge

March 1st, 2019|

Stranger than Fiction…

This week’s recommendations- “Stranger than Fiction…”

Senior: An Inconvenient Truth; Crop Circles; Quantum: A Guide for the Perplexed; The Universe in a Nutshell; The Elements; The Outer Reaches of Life

Middle: Space, Stars, and Slimy Aliens; Shocking Electricity; Tsunamis; The Way the Universe Works; Micro-organisms; The Elements: The Building Blocks of the Universe

Junior: The Shocking World of Electricity with Max Axiom; Every Minute on Earth; Spiders; Why Headless Chickens Run; The Mystery of Black Holes; Amazing Animals

February 24th, 2019|

Fall in Love with a Book!

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

February 8th, 2019|

Go Green!

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

February 1st, 2019|

Superheroes: Fact and Fiction

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

January 25th, 2019|

Put a Poem in your Pocket

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

January 18th, 2019|

History’s Mysteries

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

January 11th, 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

January 6th, 2019|