Battle of the Books begins!

On Wednesday, March 14th the Battle of the Books will begin at South Slope Elementary.  Divisions 1 and 2 will combine together to form 6 teams and will “battle” it out on Thursdays beginning March 29th.  The school based final will be April 26th and the interschool final will be on Tuesday May1st.  Students will be introduced to all the books on Wednesday and will choose one to read over Spring Break.

Check out the prezi below to learn more about the books. Happy reading and good luck Divisions 1 and 2!


Mrs. Araujo’s new Favourite Book

Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick.  That’s my new favourite book.  Some of you may have heard me talk about this book.  Ms. Ziola, Ms. Zuvic and Ms. Sian have all read it too. 

Click here to visit the book’s website.  Watch a video about the book and more. 

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Here’s a video from The Today Show with kids talking about the book with the author, Brian Selznick.

Come to the libary to check out this book.  I’d love to hear your thoughts.  Please leave a comment here. Did you like one story better than the other?  What do you think about the way deaf culture is represented?  Would you recommend this book?