5 to 1 by Holly Bodger Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse The Memory Book by Lara Avery More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus Ready Player One by Ernest Cline The Hate u Give by Angie Thomas Turtles All the Way Down … Continue reading
With the beginning of semester 2 comes the launch of our new Alpha Reads! 10 amazing titles have been chosen that include sci-fi, fantasy, realism and everything in between. The books in Alphabetical order by author are: The Memory Book by Lara Avery 5 to 1 by Holly Bodger Ready Player One by Ernest Cline … Continue reading
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.
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.
Not sure which Alpha Read is for you? Check out the book trailers below made by Ms. Manhas’ Honours 9 English class. They give you a glimpse into each book’s plot and can help you figure out which one to read first!
After you finish reading one of our ten Alpha Reads for 2017, make sure to fill in a ballot to be entered to win weekly prizes, and a grand prize in May! (you may enter once for each book you read from the list)
With the beginning of semester 2 comes the launch of our new Alpha Reads! 10 amazing titles have been chosen that include sci-fi, fantasy, realism and everything in between. Check out the video below for some information about this year’s picks and remember to take a ballot and enter our draw every time you read … Continue reading
The most popular Alpha Reads 2015 book is… (drumroll) I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson. Second place: The Humans. Third place: Steelheart. Honourable mention (given 5 stars by everyone who rated it) to To This Day, Shane Koyczan’s graphic novel-poem about how to survive bullying. Winners of the draw are Suzanne Fox, Alyssa McLean, Julia Ramsey, Johanna … Continue reading
What happens when you try to help an 18-year-old homeless girl in Paris? Who wins the battle for school funds: the Robotics Club or the cheerleaders? When your brother is kidnapped by aliens, can you trust a boy who might be one of them to help you? Can orphan Alina, trained to use her magical … Continue reading
So says Jennifer Niven, author of All the Bright Places, winner of the Goodreads Choice Award for Young Adult Fiction and a potential Alpha Reads pick for 2016. Told in alternating voices, it’s the story of Finch–who is fascinated by death but manages each day to find something to keep him alive–and Violet, who is still … Continue reading