iMindmap

Check out these great instructions, created by Library Science student JD, for using iMindmap.

imindmap.pdf.

New Books

The following are some new reading additions to your Library.
Check them out!

Flat Out Celeste by Jessica Park For high-school senior Celeste Watkins, every day is a brutal test of bravery. And Celeste is scared. Alienated because she’s too smart, her speech to affected, her social skills too far outside the norm, she seems to have no choice but to…Find out more when you check this book out in the Library.

Clockwork Evaline Stoker and Mina Holmes never meant to get into the family business. But when you’re the sister of Bram and the niece of Sherlock, vampire hunting and mystery solving are in your blood, Check this one out.

Eye The World is Virtual. The Danger is Real. Check this one out today!

Happy If fate sent you and e-mail, would you answer?

RithmatistFantasy readers should devour this well-crafted mix of action and setup…capped by a distinctly unsettling twist. – Kirkus Reviews.

SteelheartHow far would you go for revenge if someone killed your father? If someone destroyed your city? If Everything you ever loved was taken from you? Check it in the Library today!

Between You stop fearing the Devil when you’re holding his hand…..creepy check it out today!

Golden Sydney Sage is an Alchemist, one of a group of humans who dabble in magic and serve to bridge the worlds of humans and vampires. They protect vampire secrets – and human lives…Check it out today!

Winger Ryan Dean West’s life is complicated. Check out this great read!

makingFive young men go off to war and only one returns. The story of loss, loss of beauty, loss of life and loss of identity…Check out this story of friendship!

Poisoned A book of poems like no other book of poems you have read. Check it out!

Blackbirds This book is a mix of mystery, historical fiction and ghost story. Great read check it out today!

Walter Suprise 1 – Jackie’s family dies in a freak car accident. Surpise 2 – Jackie has to move cross-country to live with the Walters – her new guardians. Check out the book for Surprise 3 and what happens to Jackie.

Siege Fantasy, romance and adventure….check it out today!

Love Set in post-apocalyptic Los Angeles check out how Pen  learns to use her abilities and strength to navigate the dangers that lie in wait. Good read check it out!

friends  Can guys and girls every be just friends? Check it out and find out!

serpent Magicians, gods and monsters….great read check it out.

splintered Welcome to the other wonderland. Check it out today!

amy It wouldn’t be a road trip without some detours…ind out how Amy and Roger map their way from California to Connecticut.

girl Keep one step ahead of the killers and – above all – STAY ALIVE!

Tear Mystery, romance, destiny…check it out today.

Book Club choices for January, February and March

In case you need plenty of time to read, here are our Book Club choices for January, February and March.

January – Let It Snow

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February – Love Letters to the Dead

March – The Kings and Queens of Roam

North Surrey Book Club makes December Selection

The North Surrey Book Club will meet next on Monday, December 15th to eat a great lunch, provided by Ms. Cameron, and discuss our current selection, the Douglas Adams classic The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

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As well, we have decided to read Let It Snow, a collection of short stories by John Green among others, over the Christmas break.

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Everyone is welcome to join us!  Please see Ms. Cameron if you have any questions.

Maja Paderewska Memorial Poverty Project

Just prior to her passing, Maja Paderewska, Anna-Lisa Granbois and Martha Cameron created a multidisciplinary project on poverty.  As a memorial to Maja, Anna-Lisa and Martha have readied the project for publication and we would like to share it with you today.  It is an inquiry project combining the disciplines of Economics and Social Justice, with a strong emphasis on research methodology, critical thinking and academic integrity.  We hope you will agree that this is a fitting tribute to our colleague and friend.

Maja Paderewska Memorial Poverty Project

North Surrey Book Club – next selection Blue Gold

North Surrey Bookclub students met yesterday to discuss their first two reading selections, The Fifth Wave and What’s Left of Me.  It was a great discussion, and the pumpkin pie was a much appreciated bonus! (Thank you C.)

Our next meeting will be on Thursday, November 20th, at lunch in the library lab, when we will discuss our current selection, Blue Gold by Elizabeth Stewart.

 

New from the B.C. Teacher-Librarians’ Association – Ethics of Information Use

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