A few photos from last week…. IFLA / ALA….

I took a few snaps with my phone last week.  They’re not great photography, but they give you a sense of the evenings. First we had the Gale-Cengage reception, where both Susanne Clower and Pam Males won prizes in the Bingo game!  (Sorry, Susanne, I only captured Pam’s big win.) IFLA – Gale/Cengage night Click…

Red Dot Readers at Lycee Francais de Singapour Recently LFS celebrated their students’ involvement in the ISLN Red Dot Awards with their own awards ceremony. Individual and Class awards were enthusiastically received amid much excitement. The children shared poetry, reflections and songs inspired by the themes explored in their favourite Red Dot 2012 books. Congratulations…

ISLN Readers’ Cup 2012

8 schools, 18 teams, 102 contestants across 3 divisions! Great participation and lots of fun at the 2012 ISLN Readers’ Cup. The students competed with great spirit, and certainly knew their books well, as is reflected in the tied result for first place in the Younger Readers’ Division.Results were:Younger Readers – Equal First Place tp…

FW: Author/Race car driver visit for the Singapore F1

…….A Canadian author, former race car driver, school principal and English teacher…..  What an great way to connect our libraries and readers to the hype of the F1 race in Singapore! Anthony Hampshire has written a series called Redline Racing Series, using his knowledge of car racing and his passion to reach some of the reluctant readers…

School Programs with Award-winning Author SherMay Loh & Lord Archibald!

Epigram Books is proud to present the next installment of the Archibald series by award-winning author, SherMay Loh: Archibald and the Black Knight’s Ring! We believe that SherMay may be familiar to many teachers and schools as she has appeared in schools such as Tao Nan, Henry Park, RGPS and Haig Girls amongst others when she…

Words Go Round: Singapore Writers Festival: Feb 27 – March 10

This year’s Singapore Writers Festival has a stellar line-up of children’s and young adult authors, including Garth Nix, John Boyne, James Roy, Jack Heath, Kirsty Murray, and others. Schools can sign up for events (the deadline is Feb. 13th) — and there are some public ones as well.  E.g., A Confusion of Princes: A Garth…

2012 ALA Award Winners and Honors

And the 2012 ALA Award Winners and Honors are… As advocates for international schools and libraries, we understand the excitement of book award and honor winners and having the information as soon as possible. We wanted to take this opportunity to share with you the list of all of the American Library Association’s 2012 Award…

National Year of Reading 2012

2012 has been designated the National Year of Reading in Australia. A website of resources has been developed to promote reading with adults and children which you will find useful with your school community. To receive regular updates from the website you can join the mailing list or follow on twitter @love2read2012. The Love reading>for…