The Power of Myth…
Are you intrigued by this title?
Listen to Mr. McLeod discuss the book, The Power of Myth, by Joseph Campbell. First published in 1988, it was republished in 2011, indicating just how […]
The Librarian's Sidekick wrote a new post, Golden Dragon Book Awards – get reading & get voting!, on the site Upper School Library 1 month, 1 week ago
We are halfway through the month of March, which means we’re halfway through the voting period for the Golden Dragon Book Awards!!
These awards are specifically targeted for internationally-minded students in […]
The Upper School Library was busy springing into reading all last week; from a visiting author to a birthday party, we had a lot going on!!!
Monday began with a bang – visiting author Val Bloom entertained the […]
Many of you grew up reading Dr Seuss’s magical and rhyming children’s stories. And How the Grinch Stole Christmas (animated and/or the Jim Carrey version) is on many holiday movie viewing lists!
But did you […]
In this in instalment, Pan Lao Shi speaks to you about her favourite book, Dream of the Red Chamber by Cao Xue Qin (紅樓夢 by 曹雪芹). Originally published in 1791, I think we can agree it has stood the test of time! It […]
We’ve been working on a five days of exciting events!!
Throughout the last week of February we will host fun activities in the library, the forum, and around the school.
Take a look at the poster to get an […]
Facts…and alternative facts (uhhh, you mean untruths?!)
There’s so much information online now – you can Google an answer to anything and everything.
But the problem lies in judging the answer you’ve been […]
Have you been up here in the Library recently?
If so, you will have noticed the ‘tree’…in fact it’s a Reading Tree initiative!!
From now until Chinese New Year you can come up and write a message to tie […]
Today, Friday 20 January, is the day that the US and the world will see the swearing in of the 45th American President: Donald Trump. At 10:30pm tonight, HK time, the inauguration ceremony begins. Ever since Trump […]
Another book, another chat…this time with Ms Boyle.
She’s new to the school, but not new to reading!
For the eighth episode of What’s Your Book?, Ms Boyle chose to speak to you about the novel Ragged C […]
The end of a year and the start of a new one always brings about lists. You’ll find them on online as a recap of the year. These lists include stories that trended the previous year, events, d […]
What do dragons and the winter break have in common?
Take time out during the winter break to read for pleasure (and not because your DP exams, class assessments or Personal Project demands it). Allow your […]
…now you’ll know her as a published author!!
Ms. Van De Broucke has had a poem published within Afterness, a collection of short stories, poetry, memoirs and essays.
Her poem, “You, Me and Mory” centres […]
Does it feel like CAS Week was just yesterday? Or does it feel like it occurred months ago?!
Throughout CAS Week you were introduced to activities that challenged you, service that inspired you, and creative […]
I arrived in the Library Pit as Nicky Singer had already begun telling the Grade 7s a story…students were listening keenly and laughing or gasping often as she spoke; they were entranced by the funny yet […]
I wrote a post about The Reading Tree back in January (before this blog even went live!) and I’d like to update you on this CDNIS club that’s passionate about improving literacy in Hong Kong and abroad in Bagan, […]
There’s still time to borrow a book from the library!
Do you feel like reading a novel that will make you laugh? What about one that has you reaching for a tissue to dry your eyes? Do you want to read a book […]
I know you’ve been wondering about the winner…
…so here’s the BIG reveal!
(DRUM ROLL, PLEASE)
In 3rd place, Ellie reading at the Toronto Blue Jays game!
In 2nd place, Vanya reading while doing a […]
Do you read for pleasure?
Hopefully your answer was a resounding YES!!
But for others, voluntary reading may be a bit more of a struggle. Perhaps you feel you don’t have time, or maybe you haven’t found a genre […]
“An Astronaut’s Guide to Life”
Have you met our Interim Head of School yet? David Baird is an international educator who enjoys a good book! Here’s the seventh episode of What’s Your Book?, in which Mr Baird […]
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