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September 13, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Bookbug Picture Book Prize #InvolvingParents #ASNbpbp

This, from Bookbug might interest Brechin parents: “Children with additional support needs can join in the fun of the Bookbug Picture Book Prize with these great resources from CALL Scotland: http://bit.ly/ASNbpbp “ Photo credit: Bookbug

September 6, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Join our Comic Club! #MangaMonday

Calling all Brechin comic aficionados! 🙂 Do you love manga comics, DC & Marvel graphic novels, and animĂ©? Love drawing, writing, story-boarding, and reading comics? Love fandoms, fanfiction and cosplay? Well… 😉 Join #BrechinHighLib and Community Education’s Youth Team every … Continue reading

September 6, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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An introduction to Scratch!

Too good not to reshare! 😉 Check out ANGUSalive Libraries‘ promo for learning to code with Scratch – An introduction to Scratch! Come along and join us for our annual#NationalCodeWeek events. #Scratch is a visual computing language which allows users to create games, animations … Continue reading

First Minister’s Reading Challenge is on!

September 6, 2017 by Miss Stewart | 0 comments

Watch Scottish Book Trust‘s Celebrating the First Minister’s Reading Challenge.

“The First Minister’s Reading Challenge is now ready for registrations from primary schools across Scotland: https://readingchallenge.scot. Watch our report from our first-ever Celebration Event to find out how the Reading Challenge can help children to read for enjoyment.” – SBT

 

September 6, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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#BrechinLibrary’s Awesome Archeology with #Maisondieu

ANGUSalive Libraries added fab new pictures from #BrechinLibrary‘s Awesome Archaeology session this week. “It’s not too late to attend a session we have tickets available for Forfar this afternoon (Sept 5th) and Monifieth on Thursday (Sept 7th) Book online: www.angusalive.scot/tickets #HHA2017 #visitangus “ Photo credit: ANGUSalive

August 24, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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World Book Day Newsletter

Welcome to World Book Day’s August newsletter There are some brilliant YA books publishing this month including Wolf Children,a thrilling story of survival against the odds by Paul Dowswell, SweetFreak, a chilling tale of online bullying by Sophie McKenzie and Freshers, a hilarious coming-of-age comedy … Continue reading

August 23, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Reading challenge expanded to secondary school pupils

This photo, from the Scottish Book Trust is inspiring! 🙂 “We cannot wait to launch the second year of the First Minister’s Reading Challenge! From 4 September you will be able to register at http://ReadingChallenge.scot/ “ Plus, have a read of this article from The … Continue reading

August 16, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Starting High School: Top ten tips for parents and families

Read Parenting Across Scotland‘s tips for some advice on helping children make the move to high school or download the PDF file here. “This is an unsettling time for children. From being the big ones at primary school, they’re going to … Continue reading

50 Children’s Books All Adults Should Read – For Reading Addicts

Looking for tips on how to engage your teenager with reading, and keep the reading habit? Make sure they see you reading! Why not read a book together? A lot of teen fiction is crossover, and appeals to both teenagers and adults. This article from For Reading Addicts is very useful if you are looking for some good ‘book recs’ to start the ball rolling. 🙂

Here’s a wee PowerPoint I made for our P7 Transition Parents’ Event last week. It’s packed full of sound advice I garnered from the Scottish Book Trust and World Book Day 2017.

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Do Something Booky!

June 8, 2017 by Miss Stewart | 0 comments

So, this popped onto my FB feed – and I love it! 😀 Such a lovely, simple idea; could be adapted for mini book reviews (that’s quick reviews not tiny books!), book recs, poetry, or even motivational quotes. To coin a phrase – do something booky! 😉

Video credit:©Jiya I. / found at Easy Peasy and Fun

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