Eight-year-old Ruby Jean Sharp, born with Down syndrome, is placed in New Westminster’s Woodlands School after the death of her care-giving grandmother. She learns to survive every kind of abuse before being placed in a program designed to help her live outside the institution.
Come join us Wednesday, May 1st @ lunch in the magazine section of the Library as we discuss this Vikings Read selection.
Celebrate Literacy from April 22-25 with cake, a scavenger hunt, and the opportunity to win a KoBo (e-reader!)
April 22: Spelling Bee
Spelling Bee, at lunch in the North Caf. Try-outs have been completed so come and cheer on your classmates and teachers! First Prize: a Kobo!
April 23 and 24: Shakespeare’s Birthday
Enjoy cake and movies (Shakespeare’s Plays) in room 18 and 20 at lunch.
April 22-25: Scavenger Hunt
Get your instructions from the Library on Monday, April and submit your entries by 3:30 on Friday, for your chance to win a Kobo!
Winston Patrick was a lawyer who abandoned a successful law career to become a teacher at a Vancouver eastside secondary. He’s already known for having solved one of the school’s murders, now he gets in the admin’s bad books for representing a student in a human rights case – against the school. Soon things get deadly and Winston Patrick is, once again, caught in the middle and forced to figure things out before he himself gets killed.
Come join us at lunch on Wednesday April 17 when we discuss Last Dance by David Russell WITH David Russell!