Stromness Academy Library

Books, reading and life in a school library

February 1, 2016
by Mrs Sinclair
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January in the Library

It has been some time since the last post here.  January has been and gone and we are already in February.  A lot of things have been going on in the library as shown below (in no particular order). Activities: … Continue reading

August 25, 2015
by Mrs Sinclair
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A New Term, New Pupils, Library @Lunchtime & Upcoming Events

So, once again we are into the start of a new session and most of us have hit the ground running. I am now safely ensconced back in my library, clean (mostly) and tidy after the upheaval of the building … Continue reading

May 7, 2015
by Mrs Sinclair
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Illustrator, Martin Brown, to Visit Stromness Academy

Last term, we successfully applied to the Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour (Scottish Book Trust) to have illustrator, Martin Brown visit the school. He is most well known for illustrating the Horrible Histories series of books published by Scholastic. S2 … Continue reading

January 29, 2015
by Mrs Sinclair
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Stan Lee Excelsior Award 2015

    It is that time of year again (well, maybe slightly later than usual) when we return to thinking about Graphic Novels and shadowing the annual Stan Lee Excelsior Award for graphic novels and Manga. This winner of this … Continue reading

January 15, 2014
by Mrs Sinclair
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Stan Lee Excelsior Award for Graphic Novels & Manga

It is that time of year again when eight graphic novels and manga, shortlisted for the Stan Lee Excelsior Award have recently arrived in school, been hastily processed and are now on display. Also on display are a few non-fiction … Continue reading

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