The Book of the Month for July 2017 is Prince Caspian. This book is written by C.S. Lewis. It is a part of ‘The Chronicles of Narnia’ series. This book builds upon the success of ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’. This book will appeal to readers who love adventure. Prince Caspian has been turned in to a movie. This book may appeal to boys more than girls.
The latest copy of First News is available in the library. There are lots of new featured stories for you to read and enjoy. Feel free to read a copy during your next visit to the library.
The Book of the Month for June 2017 is ‘Soccer Squad: Missing by Bali Rai. This book will definitely appeal to children who love football. Soccer Squad: Missing focuses on encouraging teamwork. This book is written by the author Bali Rai who will be coming to visit us later this month!
The Book of the Month for May 2017 was Ellie Simmonds. This book is a part of the Inspirational Lives Series. It is very informative and written well. This book will inspire children to be the best that they can be. This book highlights the fact that she is committed to her sport. It also highlights her achievements in her career. This book will appeal to all ages.
The Summer Reading Challenge takes place every year during the summer holidays. You can sign up at your local library and read six library books of your choice. This scheme allows you to collect stickers and other rewards along the way. There is no cost to participate in this scheme. It’s FREE.
The Summer Reading Challenge website will help you to keep track of your reading. You can find new books to read, take part in competitions and play games.
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The Scholastic Book Fair will be arriving in the academy on the 10th – 17th July 2017. Pupils will be able to choose from a variety of items such as books, posters and stationery. These items will appeal to ages and abilities. All items that are purchased will help the academy to obtain new books for our lovely library.
On Friday 23rd June 2017 we had an inspirational visit from the author Bali Rai. He was given a tour of our academy. He also encouraged pupils to read for pleasure as well as information. He talked about how reading can help you to develop skills and grow as a person in life. In his interactive assemblies he also talked about the multicultural society that we live in and British Values. In the afternoon, Bali Rai was interviewed by the Library Monitors and on Ark Radio. He also signed books and autographs for pupils and staff. It was a brilliant day!