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Sunday, 14 April 2013

Captain Underpants and the terrifying return of Tippy Tinkletrousers


store.scholastic.com


Setting

High school

Characters

  • Mr.Krupp
  • Captain Underpants
  • George
  • Harold
  • Kipper Krupp
Main events

Kipper is being a bully to George and Harold.
They start to play pranks on him, which they thought would be funny.


Problem/Conflict

Kipper is a  bully. 
George and Harold thought that by pulling pranks on Kipper he would change for good but he was still a bully.

Conclusion

The Pranks worked on Kipper for a short time and  he became nice, but this did not last.


Did I like this book

Yes because the author added great describing words and good photos through the book.
Best of all were the pranks and silliness

Abhishek


Wednesday, 10 April 2013

The Dragon Prophecy

www.thewarehouse.co.nz


Setting

An adventure in the Kingdom of Fantasy.


Characters

Sterling, Geronimo, Scribble-hopper, King Thunderhorn, Sparkle, Bitsy Luckybug, Mixy von Troll, Trap, Dragon of the Rainbow, Primrose, Breeze, Peachflower, Seedling, Hourly, Crystal, Arctica.


Main Events

A trip to the Seven Sisters garden to get back the lost dragon egg.


Problem/conflict

Sterling Princess of the silver dragons needs help to find the last existing dragon egg that has been stolen.


Conclusion

Geronimo Stilton said goodbye to his friends and heard bells.


Did I like the book

I liked it because of all the amazing places Geronimo went, his amazing experiences and exciting adventures.



By Dilara






Tuesday, 9 April 2013

New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards

Hi All,

Voting is happening now, April 3, through until May 31st 

 
Winners Announced June 24th 2013



http://www.booksellers.co.nz/awards/new-zealand-post-childrens-book-awards/2013resources
http://www.booksellers.co.nz/awards/new-zealand-post-childrens-book-awards/2013resources
http://www.booksellers.co.nz/awards/new-zealand-post-childrens-book-awards/2013resources
http://www.booksellers.co.nz/awards/new-zealand-post-childrens-book-awards/2013resources

 
Please vote on line for your favourite books - www.nzpostbookawards.co.nz
Our school has the possibility of winning $1000 - ($500 for the student and $500 for the school) by placing your votes.

Easy peasy!!!
Chow for now.
SJ

Hi again all,

As promised here are more new books - probably the last load before the end of Term two - so I hope you find something on here that sparks your interest!!!

Infinity Ring Series:  By James Dashner

Book one -  A Mutiny in Time

"History is broken - When best friends Dak Smyth and Sera Froste stumble upon the key to time travel - a handheld device know as the Infinity Ring - they're swept up in a centuries old war for the fate of humankind...."

www.dymocks.com.au
Book two - Divide and Conquer

"Hundreds of ships carrying thousands of Viking warriors are attacking medieval Paris. The Parisians are fighting back, but they can only last so long. And that's bad news - especially sind Dak has been captured and forced to work with the invading army while Sera and Riq defend Paris from within..."


www.barnesandnoble.com

Book three - The Trap Door

"Dak, Sera and Riq return to the United States and walk right into a deadly trap. The year is 1850 and the nation is divided over the issue of slavery. In these dark days, the Underground Railroad provides a light of hope, helping runaway slaves escape to freedom..."


www.angusrobertson.com.au



















Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy Tink Trousers

 
 

 

www.panmacmillan.com





 
www.ebay.com.au


victorsvillage.com
 
 
 
The New Heroes:  Born to save the world - The Quantum Prophecy!!
 
 
 
 
Well that is it for next term!!!
Watch this space :)
chow for now!!
SJ


Cordelia Codd not just the blues

clubs-kids.scholastic.co.uk


Setting
Drusilla's  house
Cordelia's house
Subway
Dads house
Characters
Cordelia
Mum
Dad
Drusilla
Main Events
Cordelia's Dad and Mum split up.
Drusilla and Cordelia become best friends,
Cordelia goes on an adventure to bring her Dad home.
Problem/Conflict
Her Dad meets another woman.
Cordelia got her D
ad back
Conclusion
Cordelia got her Dad to stay every day
Did I like the book
Yes.  It was interesting.
She had wonderful adventures

Mae





Sunday, 7 April 2013

Heart of the Library




Need I say more!!!!



My Father saw this and emailed it to me saying I needed to print it out,
and put it in pride of place in our library -

 I may do that but I couldn't resist putting it here!!!!!!

chow for now
SJohnston

Tuesday, 2 April 2013

Private Peaceful

michaelmorpurgo.com



















Setting

  • country side
  • big house (Colonels house)
  • world war I
Characters
  • Charlie
  • Big Joe
  • Father
  • Mother
  • Molly
  • Tommo
  • Cononel
  • Bertha (dog)
Main events
  • Hunting at the big house
  • Going to war
  • playing in the country side

Problem/Conflict
  • Father dies
  • Charlie and Tommo go to war
  • Molly gets kicked out of the house
  • Bertha dies

Conclusion
  • Charlie and Tommo come back from the war (alive)
  • Molly lives with Tommo and Charlie
  • Cononel kills Bertha

Did you like the book
I loved the book because of its realistic feel



ALFIE


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