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Tolerance

Check out this week’s recommendations based on the theme “Tolerance”:

Senior: New Boy; The Art of Being Normal; Running Full Tilt; Pride; How the Garcia Girls Lost their Accents; Noughts & Crosses

Middle: New Kid; Ella on the Outside; Fish in a Tree; Wonder; Hate Crimes: When Intolerance Turns Violent; Gender Equality and Identity Rights

Junior: The Boy at the Back of the Class; The Book of Boy; Something Else; The Arrival; The Story of Slavery; Equality & Diversity; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Understanding Humanism

2020-09-18T07:41:52+00:00September 18th, 2020|

Everyday Heroes

Check out this week’s recommendations based on the theme “Everyday Heroes”:

Senior: The Tattooist of Auschwitz; To Kill a Mockingbird; Don Quixote; The House of Spirits; Unsung Heroes of World War II; Gandhi: my life is my message

Middle: Chains; Brave; Frederick Douglass; Private Peaceful; Different Like Me; As Brave as You

Junior: The Eleventh Hour; Candy Bomber; Adolphus Tips; Beowulf; Anne Frank; Nacho’s Nachos

2020-09-11T11:49:22+00:00September 11th, 2020|

Literacy

Check out this week’s recommendations based on the theme “Literacy”:

Senior: Educated; Fahrenheit 451; The Rights of the Reader; I am Malala; The Pooh Perplex; The Book Thief

Middle: Fight to Learn; Fish in a Tree; The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl; Living with Learning Disabilities and Disorders; Support for Education; Knowledge and Education

Junior: Malala Yousafzai: Warrior with Words; Stink: Twice as Incredible; The Boy at the Back of the Class; It’s Called Dyslexia; Study Hall of Justice; Would You Believe… In 1400 Reading could  Save Your Life?!

2020-09-07T10:55:11+00:00September 7th, 2020|

New Books!

Check out this week’s recommendations based on the theme: “New Books” acquired by the library!

Senior: The History of Mathematics; Drama; A History of the World in 100 Objects; Classic Literature; Math through the Ages; Poetry

Middle: All About: Helen Keller; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Sir Edmund Hillary; Amelia Earhart; Mariano Rivera; Steve Wozniak

Junior: Breakout Biographies: Simone Biles; The Inventors of Minecraft; Elon Musk; Emma Watson, Lin-Manuel Miranda; Ibtihaj Muhammad

2020-08-27T08:16:43+00:00August 27th, 2020|

Summer Reading

Please have a look at our Summer Reading Recommendations 2020 to inspire emerging readers to advanced readers of English, French, German, Spanish, or Russian. 

Titles in blue are available in the school library and may be borrowed during the academic year. Titles in purple have been added to the list in June 2020. Titles in red have been recommended by students.

Read what you like and like what you read: classics or comics, history or news, science or fantasy, digital or print…

Just keep reading!

2020-08-27T08:17:06+00:00June 19th, 2020|

Return Library Books!

All library books are due to be returned by Friday, 19 June. (Please do not wait until the last day of school!)

2020-08-27T08:17:17+00:00June 17th, 2020|

The Day Online News for Students

The St. George’s now has access to The Day, a news resource for students with daily articles on a wide range of current topics. Be sure to check out the translations of  articles into French, Spanish, German, Italian, and Polish!

IP authentication allows free access at school. For remote access, make sure you use the link in this post or from other library website pages.

2020-08-27T08:17:28+00:00June 4th, 2020|

Gale Schools Databases

St. George’s now has a subscription to the Gale Schools suite of databases, including Gale General Onefile, Gale Ebooks, Gale High School Edition, and Gale News. These databases may be used by then entire St. George’s community, but are best suited for senior school students. IP authentication provides free access at school. Use this password for remote access: stgeorges3579.

2020-08-27T08:17:35+00:00June 4th, 2020|

The Ickabog

J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter series, is releasing her latest book online. The Ickabog is now freely available to read! New chapters will be released every weekday from 26 May – 10 July. Readers aged 7-12 years old may submit drawings for a competition. Winners’ artwork will be featured in the book, which will be published in November.

2020-06-01T11:10:10+00:00May 27th, 2020|

Virtual Literary Festival

MyVLF is a virtual literary festival aimed at connecting authors and readers. Registration is free, and allows you to join discussions, listen to authors speak, and receive free access to ebooks.

2020-05-10T10:48:54+00:00May 10th, 2020|

Class of 2020

Former US President Barack Obama will address the graduates of 2020 in two separate online events, both of which will be video streamed live. “Graduate Together” airs on 16 May at 8 p.m. ET. “Dear Class of 2020” airs on 6 June at 12pm EST.

2020-05-08T11:32:32+00:00May 8th, 2020|

Return your library books!

If you are coming to school next week, please return all outstanding library books to the book trolley outside the library (main library) or the “Book Returns” box (chalet library). Families will not be fined for books that are returned late during Term 3.

2020-05-06T09:10:57+00:00May 6th, 2020|
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