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Wisdom #11

Oops, I’m late, sorry!

So this is going to be a quick post. I’m currently reading The Giver from my classic book list and so I figured that a quote from Lois Lowry would be perfect. 41 more words


*BOOK REVIEW* Rising from the Ashes - Jessica Prince

Book Title: Rising from the Ashes
Author: Jessica Prince
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: February 25, 2014

People make mistakes when they’re young, but how they choose to come back from those mistakes is what matters in the end. 538 more words

Book Reviews

Book review: Wolf

I am new to Mo Hayder and her detective Jack Caffrey so didn’t know what to expect. This was a spine-tingling ride from page 1. I read the book over two days, putting it down for a break but unable to resist picking it up again. 264 more words

Sandra Danby

Reading Olympics Program

Back in February, in honour of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, The Children’s Book Bank hosted our own version of the games: The Reading Olympics! 253 more words


The One and Only Ivan: Simple questions, big ideas

Our current read aloud is The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate. We are not quite half way through and everyone has fallen deeply into the story. 426 more words

Book Love

Choosing music for the book trailer

The one element of making Ignoring Gravity‘s book trailer which I thought would be easy turned out to be the most time-consuming. Music.

Simple, I thought, something thoughtful, a modern take on classical. 474 more words

Sandra Danby

Book review: The Accident

This is the story of an abusive relationship, an accident and a mental breakdown. The action takes place in 1990-1992 and the present day. The tension winds up in both strands so you don’t want to put down the book. 268 more words

Sandra Danby