Well, so much for winter, sitting in front of the roaring fire to keep warm, while everyone reads a fantastic book. Winter or no winter, we can still “read up a storm”. Pinecrest Library is getting new books weekly. There are so many great books for the students to read.
Book Club Update!
Red Maple Book Club - Grades 7 & 8 students are doing great with their selection of 10 books. The 13 students participating have read 44 % of the books. That is great since we just started in early November. The top titles are: Dear George Clooney, Half Brother,
Fly Boy, and Dust City. Ask your student which one they enjoyed the most so far.
Silver Birch Book Club - Grades 5 & 6 students - The 10 students have read about 47% of the selections and their favourites are: Better Than Weird, Ghost Messages, Ghosts of the Titanic, McGillicuddy’s book of Personal Records, and The Undergrounders. Ask what your student thinks about these books.
Grade 3 Reading Circle has begun again with a new group of readers from Ms. Howes’ and Ms. Kelly’s classes. Our current book is: “ Liar, Liar Pants on Fire” by Gordon Korman.
Our BIG NEWS for February is that the Scholastic Book Fair is returning to Pinecrest School Library for a week, starting Tues. Feb. 21 - Fri Feb. 24th. So mark your calendars. I would like to thank the great ladies of the Library who will be helping out again, Valery
Philip, Colleen Galway, and Cindy McCool. The Book Fair will be open after school on Thursday, Feb. 23rd. See you there.
The Pinecrest School Library has received a selection of chapter books & non-fiction books highlighting Aboriginals in North America. These books are now available for students to read. Here are some of the authors & titles available.
Joseph Bruchac - has written many chapter books for
the preteen reader, including "The Way" , "The Warriors", "Code Talker" and "Skeleton Man " 1 & 2.
Karen Hesse - Aleutian Sparrow
Stella Calahasen - "Dream Catcher
Christy Jordan-Fenton - "Fatty Legs - a true story "
and its sequel "A Stranger at Home - a true story"
Please encourage your student to ask about this great new addition to our Library.
Until next time.....happy reading!