Category Archive: Novelties Book Club

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:   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: 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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Novelties Book Club and The Grampian Children’s Book Award Meeting 13 February 2019

Novelties Book Club began with sharing the competition guidelines for The Grampian Children’s Book Award and catching up on reading progress. Deadlines are looming! The February Book of the Month was chosen too and will be on display on the library desk soon….

Book Crush for FMRC Film and Sharing the Love of Books 14 February 2019

Pupils in Novelties Book Club & library assistants were sharing the love on Thursday 14 February. Of books and reading!💞📚 for Valentine’s Day and for The First Minister’s Reading Challenge Book Crush #FMRCBookCrush View the film here:   l Library assistants filmed some of our pupils and Mrs Stewart from the Modern Languages department …

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Hary Potter Book Night Party Countdown 31 January 2019

Does our #HarryPotterBookNight sound magical? Hogwarts Great Hall Feast Professor Vector’s Maths class Photo booth Slytherin snakes (yes, real ones!) Sorting Hat ceremony Professor Burbage’s Quiz And Hermione, Harry & Ginny too. Wednesday 6 February. Be there? Yes!! The Owl Post has been delivered, the House signs are up and preparations are underway for the …

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