For this week’s Friday Read, we thought we’d share some reviews one of our team has had stored for a day like today, so below you’ll find our library assistant Zoe‘s thoughts on three books she’s recently spent time with… Black Powder by Ally Sherrick This is an intriguing historical adventure, set in 1605 when English Catholics… Read More Friday Fiction (Fiction Friday)
Well, we’re six weeks into the new school year and half term is upon us already- not that this warm weather weather has us feeling particularly autumnal…! We often get requests from schools and teachers after particular types of books for all kinds of readers; recently, our librarian Harriet was asked for a flurry of… Read More Books for your Year 3s & 4s!
This week, schools across Norfolk said goodbye to the summer holidays and hello to a brand new academic year. While many enjoyed a 6-week sunshine-filled break, our team have been keeping busy in the office, working hard to assemble project boxes for use this term and adding to our stock lots of new and exciting… Read More Back to School 2018!
We’ve been very busy on the blog this week and would encourage you to (please!) take a look at our other entries: congratulations Frances Hardinge here and Holocaust Memorial Day here. Now: some Friday Reads to end the week! Harriet: The Boy Who Sailed the Ocean in an Armchair by Lara Williamson This story has… Read More Busy Blogging and Friday Reads
Established in 2001, Holocaust Memorial Day takes place on 27th January every year, a date picked to coincide with the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. A national event within the UK, people across the country commemorate the victims of past and more recent genocides whilst considering the contemporary relevance of the Holocaust. The theme… Read More Theme Thursday: Holocaust Memorial Day
While lots of people are getting excited at the prospect of today’s Oscar nominations, the award-season flurry had us thinking about some of our favourite books which have been transformed into films. Here’s some our office came up with- can you think of any others we may have missed? Firstly, we’ll start with JK Rowling’s Harry Potter… Read More Theme Thursday: Favourite Film Adaptations