Author Archives: Windham High School Library Media Center

Reading on the Subway

Everybody is reading the Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins. On my weekend trip to NYC I snapped this photo (with permission) of a subway rider reading the second book, Catching Fire. WHS teachers and students alike are reading or … Continue reading

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Book Club

The Book Club thoroughly enjoyed The Red Pyramid by Rick    Riordan. Students liked the humor, adventure, and focus on  Egyptology. For the next discussion we will be reading Life of Pi by Yann Martel. Pi Patel, having spent an idyllic … Continue reading

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Book Club

You had me at hello…no, at the dedication really, “To all my librarian friends, champions of books, true magicians in the House of Life. Without you, this writer would be lost in the Duat.” Yes! The Book Club selected The … Continue reading

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Freshmen Library Orientation

All freshmen have now visited the Media Center for an introduction to resources within the library and beyond. Students participated in activities to familiarize them with the physical collection and space as well web and electronic resources on the website. … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week Contest Winners!

Congratulations to the Banned Books Week Contest winners Jackie Hoenisch and Caitlin Pierson who won Dunkin Donuts gift cards. Jackie wrote about why she was happy to have had the freedom to read Winnie the Pooh (and said that all … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games (Book Review)

I’m sure I’m not the last to read The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, but it feels that way. A movie is already in the works and while there aren’t many book-to-movie adaptations that I’ve really liked, I have my … Continue reading

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Twisted by Laurie Halse Anderson

Pick up a copy of Twisted in the Media Center for our next Book Club meeting on Thursday, Oct. 21st.

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