Black Out Poetry Competition

6th September, 2018 Last week the winners of the Black Out Poetry Competition were announced.  We had two competitions running: Junior Competition with two categories – Junior Winner and People’s Choice Winner Senior Competition with two categories – Senior Winner and People’s Choice Winner. Scroll down to see both the Junior and the Senior entries. …

Spring Holiday Reading 20

The Case Study of Vanitas, Chapter 1 by Jun Mochizuki Step once more into the imagination of Jun Mochizuki, creator of New York Times-bestselling PandoraHearts! A tale of vampires and curses set in a whimsical and dark steampunk Paris unfolds! (Goodreads) The Case Study of Vanitas, Chapter 2 by Jun Mochizuki Jun Mochizuki, acclaimed creator…

BOOKS TO MOVIES PAGE 6 2018

We have these books in our Libraries which are being released as movies during 2018.  You can read the book and compare it to the movie or visa versa.  Is the book always better?    Monster by Walter Dean Myers Sometimes I feel like I have walked into the middle of a movie. Maybe I…

Winter Holiday Reading Potter Library

Books will keep you warm this winter!   Almost Midnight by Rainbow Rowell Midnights is the story of Noel and Mags, who meet at the same New Year’s Eve party every year and fall a little more in love each time . . .   Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Han Lara Jean is…

Holiday Reading Dec 2017

Some of the new books in the Potter library for Christmas Holiday reading.  1917 – Kelly Gardiner ‘The German planes patrolled in hunting squads. They flew fast fighting craft streaking across the sky in tight formation. The greatest of them was the Red Baron, the deadliest ace on the Front. He’d shot down twenty-one of…

ESCAPE TO EVERYWHERE PHOTO BOOTH

21ST AUGUST 2017 The All Hallows’ Libraries are celebrating book week this week with a number of activities during lunchtime and before school. In the Potter Library we have a photo booth set up for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday  with props from places around the world for the students to “escape”.   McAuley Library has…

NEW BOOK SERIES POTTER LIBRARY

Consider by Kristy Acevedo (Holo, Book 1) As if Alexandra Lucas’ anxiety disorder isn’t enough, mysterious holograms suddenly appear from the sky, heralding the end of the world. They bring an ultimatum: heed the warning and step through a portal-like vertex to safety, or stay and be destroyed by a comet they say is on…

BOOKS TO MOVIES 4

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness The monster showed up after midnight. As they do. But it isn’t the monster Conor’s been expecting. He’s been expecting the one from his nightmare, the one he’s had nearly every night since his mother started her treatments, the one with the darkness and the wind and the screaming……