What are some of the important issues in the world today? What are people talking about? What are people worried about? What are people angry about? What are people scared about? Check out our display of books related to current issues. As some might say, get woke, stay woke.
Welcome to the 2nd Semester of the 2018-2019 School Year. If you haven’t already done so, please be sure to come check out the School Library and find out what we can do to help you as a student at Lord Tweedsmuir, as a lifelong learner, and as a reader!
Come in to the Lord Tweedsmuir School Library to see our display of Nominated Titles from the Surrey Teens Read 2018-2019 lineup. You can also find out more about Surrey Teens Read at surreyteensread.weebly.com.
It is Freedom to Read Week in Canada. We take time this week to celebrate some of our fundamental rights and freedoms, including the freedom to read whatever we choose to read. As citizens of a liberal democracy, we require access to information and ideas, free from state interference or censorship. Take some time this week to reflect on your Freedom to Read.
American author Judy Blume was born on this day in 1938. She is a beloved author of dozens of books for children and young adults, including such titles as Are You There God, it’s Me, Margaret and Then Again, Maybe I Won’t.
South African author Alan Paton was born on this day in 1903. The author of Cry the Beloved Country used his novels as part of his lifelong fight against Apartheid in his homeland. He died in 1988, not able to live long enough to see the rise Nelson Mandela and the end of Apartheid just a few years later.