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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