Welcome to St. George’s International School Library!
“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
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!
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)
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
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
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
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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