Tag Archives: Boys Reading

Book Club visits to Timaru District Library

At the start of this term our senior room book clubs took a trip to the Children’s and Teen’s library in Timaru to find some great books to recommend for others to read and potentially for us to buy for … Continue reading

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Adam models a fab prize for Timmy Failure fans

Ever since Adam wrote “the Timmy Failure books” in our library request book they have become a must-buy every time a new one comes out. This time we were lucky enough to win a copy from my favourite book blogger … Continue reading

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Skulduggery Pleasant – Jasmine and Samantha loved it!

Jasmine and Samantha have enjoyed starting this series of books for Book Club this term and here is what they told the other year 7 and 8s about it: Jasmine Skulduggery Pleasant is an amazing book filled with magic. I … Continue reading

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The Invention of Hugo Cabret

Some of our Room 4 book club students are reading Brian Selznick’s books this term and we are LOVING them! Brian has used his incredible gift for drawing to write a story which moves swiftly along using both words and … Continue reading

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Hugo presents David Walliams’ Grandpa’s Great Escape

  Hugo loves reading David Walliams books and so at Book Club we practised ways of telling others about the books we love┬áto make them also want to read them. Here is what Hugo said about this book: Close your … Continue reading

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Room 3 have some new book club members

This term some different students from Room 3 will be joining book club. Here is a photo of them at our first meeting: I knew we were going to get along wonderfully because at the very start the two Rileys … Continue reading

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Year 5 Book Club get busy recommending books for younger readers

At our last book club meeting for Term 1, our keen year 5 book clubbers set about looking for books that our students in years 2-4 might enjoy if they are looking for chapter books. We set up these great … Continue reading

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Brian Falkner, Author, visits Beaconsfield

We were incredibly lucky last week to have Brian Falkner visit our school. Brian has written and published many books and he talked to our Year 4-8 students about having this dream of becoming a writer since the age of … Continue reading

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Great books for boys

In Book Club today Lachlan talked about the recent Tom Gates book he had been reading, and how he loved the stories about Tom and his friend Derek and what they get up to. These books are written and illustrated … Continue reading

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The 26-Storey Treehouse review by Olivia

Olivia read The 26-Storey Treehouse by Andy Griffiths and here is what she said about it at our Year 5 Book Club meeting: “This is a book about two boys that live in a 26 storey treehouse. They do crazy … Continue reading

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