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Christmas Book Fair 2017

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Over the last two weeks, the Library ran its seasonal Book Fair in conjunction with Scholastic Publishing. We were able to secure a special promotion making absolutely every item half price! It was very well attended by both students and many staff alike (from the teaching staff, to the porters, admin staff and even the […]

YA Book Prize Shortlist

YA Book Prize 2017

The YA Book Prize launched in 2014 to award a YA (Young Adult) title written by an author living in the UK or Ireland. It is the first UK and Ireland prize to specifically focus on fiction for young adults and addresses an important need for a prize in the growing YA and teen market. […]

Wonder by R.J. Palacio

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Wonder is a compelling book about the life of a boy named August told through the perspective of his friends and family. August is a boy just like any other 10 year old, except for one thing. He has a terrible birth defect that has affected the way he looks and lives. Nobody can figure […]

Harry Potter Book Night 2017

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2nd February 2017 will see the third annual Harry Potter Book Night celebrated throughout the world and here at KEHS, in the Library, we’re getting ready to host an unforgettable event themed around The Professors of Hogwarts. The fun kicks off from the start of the day, with a special Super Fan quiz at 4pm […]

Christmas Book Fair

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Last week, the Library ran its seasonal book fair in conjunction with Scholastic Publishing. Unlike previous book fairs we were able to run this one with every item half price! It was very well attended by both students and staff alike (doing some early Xmas shopping!) and generated an amazing £775.49, the most a fair […]

‘Skellig’ by David Almond

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In this book, the main character is a boy called Michael. Michael has just moved into a new house and is surprised to find a crippled being in his garage! He doesn’t want to tell anyone about this mysterious man except for the girl across the road called Mina. Together, they help the creature get stronger and stronger […]

‘The Set Up’ by Anna Pigadas

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The first book in the Medusa Project Series by Sophie McKenzie is about teenagers with psychic abilities. Fourteen years ago, scientist William Fox implanted four babies with the Medusa gene – a gene for psychic abilities. However, Fox died and the babies were hidden away for years. Now the children are teenagers and unaware that their psychic […]

Book Review by Lucy Smith

My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece by Annabel Pitcher ‘My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece’ is a book written by Annabel Pitcher. It is all about how a young girl named Rose dies leaving her family distraught. The dad starts to drink, the mother runs away and the two children are left to care and […]

COMPETITION NEWS: Aspire Attire!

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  The National Literacy Association (NLA) has launched a competition with the help of Manchester City and England footballer Joleon Lescott. Joleon, who is dyslexic, had a tough time at school, but always longed for success. His aspirations helped him triumph in spite of his problems – today he is a successful professional footballer and […]