Attention all graphic novel fans! Victoria Jamieson, author of Roller Girl, will be speaking in Vancouver on May 12. Visit the Kidsbooks website to get your tickets to the event!
Tumblebooks has given Burnaby schools access to their library, for free for the rest of this school year! You can find books online which will appeal to all grades and ages: graphic novels, ebooks, fiction, non-fiction, and picture books. I especially Continue reading Tumblebook Library
The home reading club has started again at University Highlands. The goal this year is to read at home for 250 days! You will need to read almost every day between now and June to reach 250. You will still Continue reading UHE Reads 250
We had a great book fair last week. Our goal was to make $2000 in sales, and we surpassed that by a ton. The grand total in sales was $2996.95! Thank you to everyone who came shopping to support our Continue reading A Wonderful Book Fair!
I am so excited to begin a new school year at UHE! We will be starting the fun early in the library with a book fair next week. Come visit during intake interviews next week. The book fair will be open Continue reading Welcome Back!
Tumblebooks is a collection of online ebooks, and they are offering free access to a different ebook every day. Check back daily to see the latest selection, and don’t forget to join the summer reading club at the Burnaby Public Continue reading Free TumbleBooks all summer long!
Division 1 and 2 are very excited about Battle of the Books! In this team competition students try to remember in which book various events happened. The teams got together yesterday and everyone left with at least one book to Continue reading Battle of the Books
Our book fair last week was a grand success! We sold $3357 worth of books and fun stuff. That translates into nearly $400 worth of books from the fair for the library, plus $898 to spend on author visits and Continue reading Book Fair Success
On Thursday we had a fabulous visit from local author Jennifer Lott as part of our ongoing celebration of Literacy Week! The primary classes had a chance to hear Jennifer talk about her writing and read from “Hexed Hair”, the latest book Continue reading Jennifer Lott Author Visit
We are ready for Literacy Week with our 15 Minutes of Fun bins! Every day classes can borrow a new bin and explore a new activity. There is drama, science, art, math, games, and of course, reading! The library is Continue reading 15 Minutes of Fun