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February is Black History Month!

This month we will be celebrating and highlighting black peoples’ achievements throughout history. 

Who are some of your black heroes?  Drop by the Learning Commons or click on the following link to find out more.

Black History Month

Test your Black History knowledge!  Complete the form and submit for a chance to win a prize.





E-books have arrived!

Libraries have historically been thriving institutions, but lately the ebook has presented them with multiple obstacles.

Check out the new e-books now available for sign-out.

Here’s how…

Using the App

  1. Download the Destiny Discover App from the App Store to your personal device or smartphone.  
  2. You will be prompted for a location when you open the app. Type in Moscrop, and select our school.
  3. Students/Staff will be taken to a login page, where they type in their username and  password or use their Office 365 credentials using the button called “SD41 Burnaby SAML SS0” .
  4. Once logged in, students can search for an E-Book to read. Once they have found a book that interests them, they can click the “Checkout” button, and then click on the “Read” button to read the book.
  5. Students will need to know in advance what E-book they are interested in.
  6. A list of all EBooks can be found here:  

    Scroll down to the E-Book section and click on the “See All” button located on the
right hand side.

 Using a personal computer

  1. Login to Moscrop School Catalog – You can do this from the Moscrop Secondary homepage.   
  2. Click on “log in” in the top right corner.  
  3. Students/Staff will be taken to a login page, where they type in their username and  password or use their Office 365 credentials using the button called “SD41 Burnaby SAML SS0” .
  4. Click on Destiny Discover on the right hand side.  
  5. Scroll to the bottom of the page where is says EBOOKS – click on see all.  
  6. Click on a book to find out more about it or to sign it out.  

See Mrs. Callister if you need help logging in.





Anti-Racism Book Recommendations

A lot has been happening in the world.  Are you wondering what you can do?   One thing you can do is educate oneself on the issues of systemic racism and the Black Lives Matter movement.  Books can help provide a starting point.  Ideal Bookshelf has created a book list of Antiracist YA. According to the website these “are very specific books on being an antiracist and being Black in America, but also some about being discriminated against for other qualities.” All books on this list are for age 13+.

Strong Nations is a bookstore that “sells literature focused on raising awareness of Indigenous peoples”.  Here are a few book titles that they recommended about anti-racism during an interview with CTV News.


“Happy in Our Skin,” by Fran Manushkin

“I Have the Right to Be a Child,” by Alain Serres

“I’m Gonna Push Through!” by Jasmyn Wright

“IntersectionAllies: We Make Room for All,” by Chelsea Johnson, LaToya Council, Carolyn Choi

“Not My Idea: A Book About Whiteness,” by Anastasia Higganbotham


“21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act,” by Bob Joseph

“Policing Black Lives: State Violence in Canada from Slavery to the Present,” by Robyn Maynard

“Seven Fallen Feathers,” by Tanya Talaga

“The Skin We’re In: A Year of Black Resistance and Power,” by Desmond Cole

“Until We Are Free: Reflections on Black Lives Matter in Canada,” by Rodney Diverlus, Sandy Hudson, and Syrus Marcus Ware

“White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for People to Talk About Racism,” by Robin DiAngelo






Need help with your research question, finding resources, citations or looking for a good book?

Click here to fill out a form, email Mrs. Callister or meet in Office 365.