Category Archive: Novelties Book Club

Book Trailers, Books & Biscuits – Novelties Book Club – 19 February 2020

There was so much to talk about in Novelties Book Club on Wednesday 19 February! Our S1s – Ali, Daniel, Kate & Isabella – are planning a book trailer of The Boy at the Back of the Class. Isobella & Rhys, our seniors, will advise. Michael in S2 will 🌟 in it.   Also, recent …

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Sar Reader of the Month February 2020

Our February Staff Star Reader of the Month is Mrs McLuckie in the Physics department. Interviewed by Novelties Book Club pupils. Great pic! .

Books, a Magical Goblet, a Welcome Back and a Visitor at Novelties Book Club on 29 January 2020

A lively & busy Novelties Book Club on Wednesday 29  January. Sharing Grampian Book Award  shortlist latest reads and getting excited about Harry Potter  Book Night 2020 on 5 February. Team Harry has been busy! We all love the Goblet of Fire. Big welcome back too, to senior pupils Isobella & Rhys. We had a …

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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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