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October 2018

“Red” Anything Good Lately?

October 1st, 2018|

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

September 2018

Open Mic at the Library

September 25th, 2018|

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!

Banned Books Week

September 21st, 2018|

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)

Books on the Arts

September 14th, 2018|

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

Walk in Their Shoes…

September 10th, 2018|

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

New Books!

September 2nd, 2018|

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

Current events

tween tribute

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

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.

national geographic science

National Geographic Science: Articles, photos, and videos on scientific topics.

Book wish list

Add a book to our wish list at the Circulation Desk or submit the form below! (View our wish lists here.)

Recommended reading

Download this list of books recommended by your teachers, librarian, and friends!