Monday, September 27, 2021

Every Child Matters

 Click on the picture to watch why we observe

 Orange Shirt Day


To take part in virtual Truth and Reconciliation events go to:

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Poetry & Short Story Contest


                            Click on the picture above to learn more
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                            See Ms. Perigo in the library.

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

TRCA Winner!

Despite the strange year we had the TRCA prevailed and produced another great list of stories. Although all the stories were great, only one can be named winner

2021 TRCA winner: I Killed Zoe Spanoes by Kit Frick

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Here We Go Again!

On lock down? No worries, there is still lots to challenge you. Starting tomorrow try SYNC. Free audiobooks for you to keep!

Program runs from 

April 29th - August 4th
 

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

TRCA Spotlight!

Burn:  Comes from the #1 New York Times bestselling author Patrick Ness. Burn is a heart-stopping story, set in a universe almost our own, of fanaticism, improbable second chances, hope, and bravery in a world in the very brink of its own destruction.

Look for this story on SORA and in our school library.

Monday, April 19, 2021

TRCA Spotlight

 

Anna is charged for killing Zoe Spanos. But listen to her confession and you’ll start asking yourself if that is really what happened. If you like thrillers, this ones for you.  

Look for this story on SORA and in our school library.

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

TRCA Spotlight

 

Genesis Begins Again by Alicia D. Williams:

There are 96 reasons why Genesis dislikes herself. She knows the exact number because she keeps a list. Genesis is determined to fix her family, and she's willing to try anything to do so...even is it means harming herself in the process.


Available on SORA and our school library!


Tuesday, April 6, 2021

TRCA Spotlight

 How does a 4-year-old American citizen become a prisoner in his own country? Discover the true-story of George Takei. George is an American actor, author, and activist. He is best known for his role as Hikaru Sulu, helmsman of the USS Enterprise in the T.V. series Star Trek.

 Read George's story on SORA or borrow from the school library.

Monday, March 22, 2021

 Our annual TRCA is back and ready for you to discover !




Challenge yourself with these great stories...Read them and Vote.
Take part in fun activities. 

Copies can be found in our school library, the Public library and SORA!

Friday, January 29, 2021


 

February is African Heritage Month! 
Let's celebrate by listening, learning, sharing and acting. There are great resources available to you through our school library and the public library system. 

Some of these titles include:

Burnley "Rocky" Jones: Revolutionary: An Autobiography  by Burnley Jones

The Hermit of Africville: The Life of Eddie Carvey  by Jon Tattrie

They Called me Chocolate Rocket: The Life and Times of John Paris, Jr., Hockey's first Black Professional Coach   by John Paris

Soulman: The Rocky Johnson Story  by Rocky Johnson


Click for more resources on Notable African Nova Scotians

Monday, January 11, 2021

New to Our Collection!


With the new year come new stories. Click on the 
"What's New!" section in the side bar to view the recent additions.



Tuesday, December 15, 2020


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Monday, December 7, 2020

 Hey! We finely have our 

online catalogue working!!! 

To access, click on the spy glass with the 

book going through it in the sidebar.

Happy Reading!

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

 

 Story of The Week:

This Place: 150 Years Retold

Explore the past 150 years through the eyes of Indigenous creators in this groundbreaking graphic novel anthology. Beautifully illustrated, these stories are an emotional and enlightening journey through Indigenous wonderworks, psychic battles, and time travel. See how Indigenous peoples have survived a post-apocalyptic world since Contact.- Amazon


Available in your school library and public library systems.


Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Story of the Week:

Valour at Vimy Ridge:

Canadian Heroes of World War I 

by Tom Douglas

Here are the true stories of the Canadian heroes at Vimy Ridge. Discover how that battle became a symbol of sacrifice.

To read a review on goodreads click here.

This is available through our school library in print and the public library system in both ebook and print.

Monday, October 26, 2020

This week’s story is:


The Unwanted: Stories of the Syrian Refugees 

by Don Brown


This graphic novel shines a light on the Syrian refugees who quickly became the unwanted when trying to flee to safety to bordering countries. Hear their stories.

The Unwanted: Stories of the Syrian Refugees is available to you through your school library as well as through the public library system.




Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Story of the Week:

Shout by Laurie Halse Anderson   

The author of Speak tells her true story 

of surviving abuse. Those who have read 

Speak will want to hear her story. Those who 

haven't should...

Click on the cover to read reviews.

Shout is available to you through your school library as well as through the public library system.

 

Monday, October 19, 2020

 Lots of great magazines online!

Check out RB Digital magazine database, available to you from our public library.


These include:                       

Car & Driver

Popular Science

Sports Illustrated

Rolling Stone 

National Geographic

Plus many more!


Tuesday, October 13, 2020

 


Story of the week:

Monday's Not Coming 

by Tiffany D. Jackson

Click on the picture to watch book trailer.

Monday, September 14, 2020

                        Let's Get Back On Track!!! - YouTube


Hello Hants North! It's been awhile but we are finally back together.

 Yes, things are being done differently but that's ok, it's been said, change is good!

Unfortunately our library is closed to students but will be accessible.  

Library staff are currently working on getting things up and ready so students can borrow books via a travelling library!

Stay tuned...

Monday, April 6, 2020

Let's Get together...online



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Hey everyone! I was thinking that it would be great to have a weekly meeting group. We could use Google Hangout for the meetings. Perhaps we can create a book club, a current events club and/or just a drop-in to say "hi"club!  If anyone is interested please email me at whitek@gnspes.ca


Thursday, April 2, 2020

Free Reads!!

Want to get into a great book but can't get out to get one right now? No problem! 
There are tons of great reads waiting for you online. 
To access; check the sidebar and click on the links under Ebooks/Audio Books. 


Other sites to consider: 

Youtube: Use these keywords in your search: Audiobook, full (or Complete), and (title of book).

Libby: An app that lets you connect to Nova Scotia's Public Libraries' ebooks and audio books. All you need is a library card and the proper device. Look for Libby by overdrive in your app store or go to a public library website.

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Stay Curious!!!


Don't let the pandemic get you down! 
Keep in a routine, get plenty of exercise, eat the best you can and rest. Don't forget to challenge yourself with something new...

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Friday, November 15, 2019

Career Path - A must have!

It's never too early to start thinking about your future and it's definitely beneficial to have a plan!

Click on the following link to view

Here you will find:  

Job Description
Job Qualifications
Salary
Career Opportunity

You may also view the top 100 jobs  

Monday, September 30, 2019



October 1st is Treaty Day! It is on this day that we celebrate our 1752 Treaty of Peace and Friendship. October 1st is also the start of Mi'Kmaq History Month. We have lots of great resources so please  have a look.


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Click on the picture to view Mi'Kmaq history video.

Thursday, September 26, 2019



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Click on the picture to learn why we observe Orange Shirt Day


Wednesday, September 25, 2019

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Our Library is going through a huge change, but a worth while one.
 I'm hoping to have it open to you again very soon.

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

2020 Battle of the Books!



Anyone interested in joining the Battle for 2020 should see
 Ms. White in the library. Every year more schools are taking part because it's a fun, competitive way to read some great stories.

So get a head start this summer and get reading!!!

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Author Spotlight - James Patterson

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James Patterson is an American author who writes fiction for young adults, adults and youth. He started his writing at the age of nineteen. They have made movies and T.V. series from his books such as: Middle School: The Worst Years of my life, Maximum Ride, Kiss the girls, Alex Cross and many more. He had sold 380 million books worldwide, and currently holds the Guinness world record for most #1 New York Times bestsellers.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

February 18th is Heritage Day!

This year we celebrate Maud Lewis. A wonderful Nova Scotian artist that expressed herself with brightly coloured paintings of her world. They once sold for $5 each but are now worth 10s of thousands of dollars. To learn a bit about this piece of our heritage, click on the picture below.

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Monday, February 4, 2019

February is African Heritage Month


We share an incredible history in this country. Like a story book it has good and bad throughout its pages. It took many different kinds of people to get us here today and it will take many kinds of people to take us to where we are going.

I invite you to learn more about Canada's history

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It's Back!!

Hey! It's time to get reading some great books from this year's Teen Reader's Choice book list. This year's list has a great mix of new authors and styles that will take you to places you never expected!

For book trailers, reviews and a complete list of nominated books click on the TRCA link to the right in the sidebar.


Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Like to read? Have a mind for detail? Like to compete?

Ms. White is seeking students in grades 7 to 12 who are interested in taking part in this year's Battle of the Books. To prepare, students will read from a list of books and keep notes of the details found in each book. Then in May they will battle with teams from others schools to claim the 2019 title. 
Battle takes place at CEC, Truro.

If this sounds like something you'd enjoy, please see
 Ms. White in the library. Click on the "Battle" link to the right to learn more!

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Monday, December 17, 2018

Book Fair Success!

Thanks to all who supported this fundraiser. In doing so our library has received $400 in books! Click on the new books link to the right to view what's waiting for you!


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