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.
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.
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.
My Hero is You, by Helen Patuck, is a free ebook for children about Covid-19. Sara misses seeing her friends at school, and feels lonely and scared at home. She flies around the world with a dragon, teaching people how to keep safe during the pandemic. The book will be translated into Arabic, Chinese French, Russian, and Spanish.
No Easter Egg Hunt this year? How about a Bear Hunt instead??
Students and staff of St. George’s International School are invited to collaborate on publishing our very own ebook! Our book is inspired by We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury.
Submit to the librarian a photo of a teddy bear hiding in or around your house. Make sure you include your name and the location of the teddy bear! mbromo[at]stgeorges.ch