Author Archives: Ms. Haigh
A number of Young Adult books are in the works to become films. Make sure you read the book before the movies come out! Titles include: Cinder Shadow and Bone (a former Alpha Read) Love Letters to the Dead (a former Alpha Read) Monument 14 The Uglies Legend ( a former Alpha Read) The Selection … Continue reading
With the new year fast approaching, it’s time to get excited about all of the Young Adult books being turned into movies. Click on the title to find the book at Alpha library, or watch the trailer to see if you think the movie will live up to the book. JANUARY 26 Maze Runner – … Continue reading
Welcome back Alpha students. As of today the library is open! Hours: Monday to Thursday – 815 to 4 Friday – 815 to 3 Unless otherwise posted. *Reminder, there is no food or drinks allowed in the library. The only exception is water.
The votes are in, and this year’s most popular Alpha Reads titles are: and Thank you to everyone who read one of this year’s picks! And congratulations to Drew and Sophia for entering our contest and winning the grand prize of 2 free movie passes each.
May 17th is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. If you would like more information on LGBTQ+ life or issues, we have a number of excellent non-fiction books on display in the library. We also have a display of novels which feature gay, bisexual or trans characters. For more information on what this day … Continue reading
Are you into audio books? They’re a great way to multi-task because you can read with your ears while you drive, do chores or even exercise. Check out audiobookssync.com for access to FREE audio books this summer (starting NOW). All you need is the Overdrive app on your phone or tablet, which is also free to download.
One of this year’s Alpha Reads titles: Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon, has been turned into a movie. Check out the trailer below and make sure to read the book before the movie hits theatres on May 19.
YALSA (The Young Adult Library Services Association) has a database to help you find great teen books. You can search by author, title, year and even GENRE. So, if you just love adventure novels, or romantic books, you can find a convenient list in one place. Check out the database here: http://booklists.yalsa.net/
This week is Freedom to Read Week in Canada. It’s a week where we celebrate and think about intellectual freedom. It is something that is guaranteed to us under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and censorship is something that directly violates this charter. Sadly books have been challenged and banned in … Continue reading