Category Archive: Novelties Book Club

New Books, Rave Reviews & Sign Writing – Novelties Book Club on 22 January 2020

After rave reviews from others in Novelties Book Club, Daniel is keen to read The Boy at the Back of the Class by Onjali Rauf and one of the books on The Grampian Children’s Book Award shortlist. We are all looking forward to his review next week 💜📚. Pupils enjoyed starting some sign writing in …

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Novelties Book Club and Harry Potter 15 January 2020

Novelties Book Club reviewed their latest reads on the Grampian Children’s Book Award shortlist during their meeting on 15 January. Pupils had lots on the agenda, but the highlight was the chat about our annual Harry Potter Book Party in 3 weeks time. Kate and Grace will help Professor Snape with the Slytherin snakes. Yes, our …

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Novelties Book Club – First Meeting of 2020 – 8 January 2020

The first meeting of 2020 for our Novelties Book Club was on Wednesday 8 January and was fab! There was chat about holiday reads and @GrampBookAward shortlist. Kate loved Last Bus to Everland by Sophie Cameron and told us why it is so magical. Our Book of the Month was also chosen and Kate and …

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BOOK of the MONTH -The Boy at the Back of the Class by Onjali Q Rauf – January 2020

A gripping page-turner and a book also filled with hope. Our Book of the Month, chosen by Novelties Book Club, is The Boy at The Back of the Class Onjali Q Rauf. Kate & Grace are both looking forward to reading it. #sparkles #kindness #humour #fun #RealLife 💜📚.

Novelties Book Club Christmas Party 18 December 2019

Novelties Book Club today was on Wednesday 18 December and  was filled with fun, food and… books, of course. After a book challenge set by the pupil library assistants, it was time to clear the party food, exchange Secret Santas and enjoy party time 🎉🎁

Novelties Book Club and Teen Titles 11 December

Novelties Book Club enjoyed the new Teen Titles review magazine during their meeting on 11 December. Ali liked the author interviews too. Pupils also shared current reads (Isobella is finding out about China & Mao as part of her drama course) and… what Christmas gifts they would like #newbooks #always 📚🎁

Novelties Book Club – Book Awards, Book Bingo & Secret Santa Planning – 4 December 2019

Wednesday 4 December was all about sharing first impressions of first books on the Grampian Children’s Book Award shortlist @GrampBookAward. Kate loved The Disconnect by Keren David and the Q was asked: Could we disconnect from our phones for 6 weeks? Michael really enjoyed D-Day Dog by Tom Palmer and all noted a link with …

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December Star Reader of the Month – Mrs Randle -2 December 2019

Meet our December Star Reader of the Month: Mrs Randle in our English department. 🌟 Interviewed by members of Novelties Book Club. We want pupils, talk to Mrs Randle about her reading, especially her favourite book characters 📚💜.

Novelties Book Club and Grampian Children’s Book Award Shortlist 27 November 2019

Novelties Book Club pupils, at their meeting on 27 November, reviewed our Book Week Scotland events, discussed new Star Reader of the Month and got their hands on the Grampian Children’s Book Award shortlisted books. Pupils chose their first read and will give first impressions at the next meeting. Also at their meeting, posters to …

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Getting Book Week Scotland Ready 13 and 14 November 2019

The week before and a lk ahead and time to get Book Week Scotland ready. Novelties Book Club activities were on hold on Wednesday 13 November. There was time for a quick chat and all are going to be either on house teams or scoring in BWS Battle of the Books. Starting to get Book …

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