Category Archives: Authors

Want to Meet an Author?

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 … 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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Spring Events in the Library

All of April is Poetry Month – submit your poems and check out the Poetry Wall in the library all this month. Also, keep an eye on the school bulletin for contests! Thursday, April 3rd – overdue notices will be … Continue reading

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Vikings Talk – Bombs to Books

David Starr served as an administrator of two of the most diverse schools in Canada, Byrne Creek and Edmonds. The parents of many of his students had to overcome harrowing events and circumstances in order to find safety in Canada. … Continue reading

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Author Visit: Gina McMurchy-Barber

On Wednesday, October 23rd, the library had the pleasure of hosting Gina McMurchy-Barber, author of Vikings Read nominee Free as a Bird.  Ms. McMurchy-Barber held a rapt audience of grades 8, 9 and 10 as she discussed her research into Woodlands Institute in New … Continue reading

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Maurice Sendak (June 10, 1928 – May 8, 2012)

“And he sailed off through night and day and in and out of weeks and almost over a year to where the wild things are.” – Maurice Sendak, Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak, author and illustrator of childhood favourites … Continue reading

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