Monthly Archives: March 2015

Michael Kusigak Author visit

Divs 3-8 were very excited to have author and storyteller Micheal Kusigak come to visit on February 25th (Pink Shirt Day).

Kitchener Battle of the Books 2015

Hi Everyone,

We are doing our final battle on Friday, March 6th.

So far we have 7 final teams: 3 from Div 3, 3 from Div 2 and 1 from Div 1.

Even if you are not going to the finals, you can still help us rate the books involved in this year’s challenge. Please indicate a 5-1 star rating, with 5 stars being an excellent read. (You can also use 1/2 ie: ***1/2 ).I read 8 books (so far) and here are my ratings.

The books involved in our challenge are:

1. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roahl Doah

2. Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan  ****1/2

3. Dust by Arther Slade ****

4. The Fastest Boy in the World ****

5. Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick ****1/2

6. The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

7. The Metro Dogs of Moscow by Rachel Delaney *****

8. Sisters by Reina Telgemeir ***

9. Schooled by Gordon Korman ****

10. Whale Rider by Witi Ihimaera ****