Monday, April 30, 2012

On the New Books Display this week

Picture Book:
  • "Bella the Brave Fairy" by Claire HENLEY
  • "My First Car was Red" by Peter SCHOSSOW
Fiction:
  • "Making Waves" by Susannah McFARLANE (EJ12 series)
  • "Super Finn" by Leonie AGNEW
  • "Vespers Rising" by Rick RIORDAN, Peter LARANGIS & others  (39 Clues series)
Senior Fiction:
  • "The Son of Neptune" by Rick RIORDAN ("Heroes of Olympus" series)
Non-Fiction:
  • "In the Garden in Maori and English" by Ahurewa KAHUKURA
  • "Science and Technology" by John FARNDON
     

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

ANZAC Day


I found this photo here.                                                         Photo by: Aotearoa.co.nz

You can find out about ANZAC Day, its significance and history, at the
New Zealand History online page here.

Monday, April 23, 2012

On the New Books Display this week

 Picture Book:
  • "Doctor Hoof" by Diana KIMPTON & Garry PARSONS
  • "The Highway Rat" by Julia DONALDSON & Axel SCHEFFLER
Mature Picture Book:
  • "Asterix the Legionary" by Rene GOSCINNY
Fiction:
  • "Butterfly Meadow : Dazzle's First Day" by Olivia MOSS (Butterfly Meadow series)
  • "Guys Read : Funny Business" edited by Jon SCIESZKA
  • "Alice-Miranda at School" by Jacqueline HARVEY (Alice-Miranda series)
Senior Fiction:
Non-Fiction:
  • "Volcanoes and Earthquakes" by Robin KERROD

Friday, April 20, 2012

Pretty and Poisonous

These guys look like they could be straight from the colourful illustrations in a picture book but they can actually be found living in the rainforests of South America. They are quite poisonous - their bright colour acts as a warning to predators "Keep Away".

You can find out more about this photo here.

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

The Size of Things!

Wow! Click on the picture below to go to this amazing webpage. There you can see the size of things compared to each other, you can zoom in and out - but don't go too fast!  You can also find out more about the things pictured by clicking on them.


I found out about this great webpage here.

Monday, April 2, 2012

Coming Next Term ...

There are no books on the New Books Display this week, but here are some to keep a look out for next term:

More Geronimo Stilton and Boy vs Beast titles

The second installment in the Heroes of Olympus series

A Chapter Book series about Clementine and...

More from EJ12 the 39 Clues and My Story  series

Hope you have fun over the holidays - see you back in the library next term.

P.S. Don't forget to return your overdue books before the end of term.
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