Welcome to St. George’s International School Library!
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
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
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
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
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
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!
Smithsonian Tween Tribune: Check out articles on animals, fashion, entertainment, school, science, technology, and national and world news. Written by kids and professional journalists. 4 age groups: Years 1 to 13.
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.
Scratch: Videos and guides for programming language developed by MIT for ages 8-16 (but used by all ages). Program, create, and share interactive stories, games and animation.
Book wish list
Add a book to our wish list at the Circulation Desk or submit the form below! (View our wish lists here.)
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