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Library: Middle School

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Accelerated Reader

Congratulations to Morris, Angus and Oliver who join the BGS Accelerated Reader Hall of Fame in 2022. 

 

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Making Connections

Year 5 boys in the Middle School Library have been focusing on elements of what good readers do. A crucial part of this is the ability to “make connections” – and these can be either “text to self”, “text to text” or “text to world”.

Boys were tasked with identifying at least one type of connection from a chapter and these ideas were then linked together to form a paper chain. It is amazing to see the number of connections that can be identified within one book chapter.


Goodnight Mister Tom 

During their library lessons, Year 8 boys leaned about the blitz and the circumstances that lead to the mass evacuation of the children in cities such as London, Manchester and Birmingham to rural areas including Kent, East Anglia and Sussex during World War Two.

 

What Makes a Good Reader

Thanks to the Year 5 Classes who created these posters!

The new issue of PK Mag is here! 

 

In this issue, dive into When the War Came Home by Lesley Parr, a story of hope!

Then join us as we speak to football captain, Sam Kerrabout her new book Kicking Goals!

We also chat with Lana Spasevski about her favourite sweets, baking adventures and her new book, A Sprinkle of Sadie.  

Learn about the winners of the Marry Poppins Literary Competition!  


Enter the Harry Potter Miles of Magic Competition or the Banjo Paterson Writing Awards for a chance to win a prize!

And as always, we're chock-full of books new and old, and reviews of the latest books by primary students!

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Middle School Library Years 5-6

7.45am - 3.45pm   Monday - Friday
Closed Break 1

BGS Supervision times: 6.30 - 7.45 am; 3.45 - 5.30 pm

Centenary Library Years 7-8

7.30 am - 5.00 pm   Monday - Thursday
7.30 am - 4.30 pm   Friday




Find your next book here at SpineOut.

Read the latest fiction reviews or ask the Library staff how to submit a review yourself.

The new issue of SpineOut is here! 


Grumpy Cat Explains: Maintaining motivation to study


'The First Few Chapters' Series