Monthly Archive: December 2012

Dec 18

Congrats to Mr. Gurniak’s Div. 6 class

I am so excited to announce that we have a second class that has reached 100% Book Beast participation…Div.6 Mr. Gurniak’s class! As I said at the beginning of the year, my hope is that our whole school can hand in their 50 night sheets, at least. After that, we work on 100% participation for …

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Dec 17

Congratulations to Ms. Heighton’s class, div. 5

A big congratulations to Ms. Heighton’s div. 5 class…they are the first class to reach 100% participation for the 50 Nights of Book Beast reading. There are a few classes that are so close to reaching the 100% mark… Keep up the great work! I am so pleased by the enthusiasm for reading this year …

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Dec 13

List of New Novels

As promised, here is the list of new books. I’ve only included novels in the list. I did get some new non-fiction as well. Come to the library to check them out! –Thea Stilton and the Mystery on the Orient Express (latest Thea Stilton book) –The Only Ones by Aaron Starmer (Sci-fi, supernatural, dystopia) –Guys …

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Dec 11

Pete the Cat Saves Christmas

Check out Pete the Cat’s newest book: “Pete the Cat Saves Christmas”. This week some classes have been listening to this story in library. You can find this book and other books by Eric Litwin under ” E LIT” in the picture book section of our library. Here is a link to the publisher’s website …

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Dec 10

New Books!

I went book shopping at the Scholastic Warehouse last week. Stay tuned for a list of some of the books that I bought. (I’ll post the list later in the week.) I will process the new books and get them on the shelves as quickly as I can! Happy Reading 🙂

Dec 03

What Should I Read Next?

Recently, I introduced a website called “What Should I Read Next?” to intermediate classes. My intent in introducing this site to you was to give you another tool to use in finding books that interest you. By entering the title of a book you enjoyed reading into the search box on this website, hopefully the resulting list of …

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Dec 03

Ideas for the Library Blog?

Hello Nelson students, I am looking for suggestions about what to include on this library blog. I will definitely be giving updates about new books. Also, in the future I hope to have some book reviews (maybe with help from students?!) What else would you like to see here? Please add a comment with your …

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Dec 03

Book Beast Update

Congratulations to all students who have handed in their 50 Night Book Beast reading sheets. I am amazed by the participation in Book Beasts this year! Keep up the great work. If you haven’t handed in your sheet yet, it is not too late! See Mrs. Roberts if you’ve lost yours and need a new …

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