Category Archive: Novelties Book Club

New Logo for Novelties Book Club 12 June 2019

Novelties Book Club was all about rebranding during the meeting on 12 June. And, very democratic a process it was too. Discussing, drawing and voting on logos. Then, chatting about a flyer and a poster for the new S1s after the holidays. To include the line: Meet New Characters 😉👍 #watchthisspace

Novelties Book Club – welcome back seniors Isobella & Rhys and plans! – 5 June 2019

Novelties Book Club on 5 June welcomed back seniors – Isobella & Rhys – & the first Question was? “Any personal reading during study leave?” Rhys read lots about ships and Isobella loved Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. Younger Novelties dived into the pile of new books. Then, new plans hatched! 📚💜 for next …

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Novelties Book Club Reading Recommendation Postcards 29 May 2019

Novelties Book Club on Wednesday 29 May was all about these beautiful postcards of Elgin and Moray. Sharing reading recommendations with our @bookpenpals author Kathryn Evans.   Brandon has really enjoyed The Rise of Wolves by Kerr Thomson and wrote about it on his postcard to our @bookpenpals author Kathryn Evans. He mentions another famous …

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Novelties Book Club – Natalie and Why Book Club is the Best – 15 May 2019

Natalie, one of the S1 pupils in Novelties Book Club, is keen to share with others what she enjoys about our lunchtime book club. Find out more and the books she has enjoyed too. All in the Reviews & Recommendations folder at the library desk

Isobella Dinosaurtastic Posters for The Grampian Children’s Book Award Competition 25 March 2019

The Talented Isobella in our Novelties Book Club is hiding behind her posters. She is a fan of The ExtinctionTrials and has created TWO dinosaurtastic depictions of the book by SM Wilson. As if the book had been made into a film #awesome @GrampBookAward competition.

Novelties Book Club Art 20 March 2019

It was a very busy Novelties Book Club meeting on Wednesday 20 March. Finishing posters for the @GCBA competition and Isobella’s art work on The Extinction Trials by SM Wilson ensured big WOWS! from everyone. Rhys was busy creating a beauty with his interpretation of The Truth and Lies of Ella Black by Emily Barr.

Novelties Book Club and The Carnegie Medal Shortlist 20 March 2019

Chufters!  Sharing @CILIPCKG shortlist with Novelties Book Club on Wednesday 20 March and Isla was delighted to see Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds there. Natalie read a little of A Skinful of Shadows by Frances Hardinge to us. All gave the shortlist 👏 View the 2019 shortlist here: https://www.carnegiegreenaway.org.uk/carnegie-current-shortlist.php   There are a couple …

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Novelties Book Club 6 March 2019

Novelties Book Club pupils were busy on Wednesday 6 March. Sharing recent favourite reads, designing posters and choosing our March Book of the Month. Isla is very happy to show it off: Farewell Tour of A Terminal Optimist by John Young and the Scottish Teenage Book Prize 2019 winner.  Copies are on the library desk👍 …

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Busy, Busy Lunchtime 27 February 2019

What a busy, busy lunchtime on Wednesday 27 February with lots of activities going on. Including plans for a new display by the junior library assistants, which looks eggsciting… Novelties Book Club was full of chat about current reads and the Scottish Teenage Book Prize winner and #greatreads to share too.

Novelties Book Club 20 February 2019

Some fab fun for everyone as we shared the books we have in the library that are on The Carnegie Medal 2019 longlist. This was announced on 19 February and can be viewed here:  https://www.carnegiegreenaway.org.uk/carnegie.php Comments from the pupils included: Beautiful, realistic, hard-hitting, tear-jerking and looks unusual & fun… Ellie met author Jason Reynolds during …

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