Vikings Talk – Midwinterblood

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Ever experience deja vu? Feel like you’ve met someone before? Creeped out by your surroundings?

Midwinterblood‘s story is set on a remote Scandanavian island where seven linked stories span its history. Love, rabbits, a mysterious plant and creepy islanders is all you need to know. That and this image (warning: spoiler alert).

Join us in the library this Wednesday (March 4th) when Vikings Talk discusses Marcus Sedgwick’s Midwinterblood in the magazine section. Bring your lunch and a friend. Everyone is welcome!

Want to learn more about this book? Check out summaries and reviews here.

This book is available in print and e-reader formats.

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Media Smarts: Young Canadians in a Wired World

Check out the latest infographic from Media Smarts. For the full report or more info, click here. From http://mediasmarts.ca/ycww.

Young Canadians in a Wired World report

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Vikings Talk – Indian Horse

“Saul Indian Horse is in trouble, and there seems to be only one way out. As he journeys his  way back through his life as a northern Ojibway, from the horrors of residential school to his triumphs on the hockey rink, he must question everything he knows.”

Join us this Wednesday at lunch when Vikings Talk discusses Richard Wagamese’s Indian Horse. Bring your lunch, meet us in the magazine section, and prepare to discuss Saul’s journey!

Want to learn more? More info can be found here.

Want to read the book? The library offers twenty copes in print and 5 in e-reader format. Check one out today!

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Want to Meet an Author?

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Join us in the library during Periods 1 or 2 on Wednesday, January 14th when author Elizabeth Stewart comes to the BNSS Library to discuss her latest book, Blue Gold. In addition to the Vikings Read Blue Gold, this local author has also penned The Lynching of Louis Sam (2012). Burnaby North has a long standing tradition of inviting guest authors to our school so come be part of the experience!

Come down to the Library to pick up an in-school field trip form to join our event on the 14th!

Can’t make it but still want more Blue Gold? Vikings Talk will be holding its session to discuss Blue Gold at lunch the very same day so bring your lunch and join us in the magazine section.

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