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January 2019

History’s Mysteries

January 11th, 2019|

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

Spellbinding…

January 6th, 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

December 2018

Happy Holidays!

December 7th, 2018|

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

November 2018

Fantastic Beasts

November 30th, 2018|

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…

November 23rd, 2018|

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?

November 16th, 2018|

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

Current events

tween tribute

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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.

project gutenberg

Project Gutenberg: 56,000 free ebooks to download or read online. (Mostly older works for which copyright has expired.)

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 our Summer Reading Recommendations 2019, created by your teachers, librarian, and friends!