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Vikings Talk – Jasper Jones

In small-town Australia, teens Jasper and Charlie form an unlikely friendship when one asks the other to help him cover up a murder until they can prove who is responsible. Find out more about this riveting Prinz Award Honour Book … Continue reading

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Visit by Author Susin Nielsen

Students from a number of English 8 classes enjoyed a visit by Susin Nielsen, the author of Vikings Read 2014 nominee The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen.  During each of the two sessions Ms. Nielsen talked about her background, … Continue reading

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Freedom to Read

Did you know that one of the books commonly studied at Burnaby North today is the frequent target of challenges in the United States?  Khaled Hosseini’s The Kite Runner was the 6th most commonly challenged novel in the US in … Continue reading

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Freedom to Read

Did you know that efforts are made every year in Canada to remove books from libraries?  Would you be surprised to learn that many of these challenges succeed? Find out more about the censorship of reading in Canada by clicking on … Continue reading

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Beware of “Zombie Librarian”…

Return your overdues!!!!!

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Speed Book-Dating 2013 A Big Success!

Burnaby North’s Speed Book-Dating 2013 brought “book love” into the lives of over 100 students, teachers, administrators and district personnel who participated in the lively event on Valentine’s Day.  Participants shared a favourite book with others and hopefully came away intrigued by several … Continue reading

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Join Us for Speed Book-Dating 2013!

This Valentine’s Day, forget flowers, chocolates, and romance.  Instead, come to the library and share a favourite book with a select few!   North’s 7th annual Speed Book Dating takes place on Valentine’s Day, Thursday, February 14th.  Come to the library … Continue reading

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