Thursday, October 30, 2014

2014-2015 White Pine Nominees are in the LC!

This Year we will try something new to engage more students in the Reading Club.

We will have a debate and vote to determine which five of the ten titles we will read as a group.
Members of the club will also have the opportunity to nominate five other titles for our group to read.

First meeting is Thursday November 6 in the Learning Commons.

Please check the blog weekly for news and updates!

Friday, January 10, 2014

Welcome to the 2014 White Pine Book Club! Read an eBook!!!

This year our book club will challenge St. Joseph High School students to read more eBooks than the students of Mother Teresa High School!

We will have prize incentives for eReaders:  a draw for iTunes gift cards and more...

Start reading the eBooks on our White Pine list asap!

We also have the following eBooks:

Fiction:
Old Man
One in Every Crowd

Non-Fiction:
Hold the OXO!
Living Me to We
Moving Out!
People Who Said No: Courage against Oppression
The Secret of the Blue Trunk

How to sign out an eBook:

1.  Go to the Destiny website @ library.ocsb.ca
2.  Select St. Joseph High School
3.  The log in is your network student number and password. 
4.  Enter the title in the search box.
5.  Click on the book title with the eBook icon: Follett eBook
6.  Click on Open from Destiny to open the Follett Shelfreader app.
(You may have to download this application to your device)
7.  Click on the 'backpack' icon to checkout the book.
8.  Enjoy Reading!!!  (See Ms. Murray if you need help!)

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Friday, November 9, 2012

Introducing Fan Fiction to WP

This year, let's celebrate the books we are reading by re-writing them!

Create a new ending to the story...Rewrite a major scene...Add the sequel!

Let's try using Wattpad.com




Check out the teen fiction community of writers @ http://www.wattpad.com/stories/teen-fiction