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Junior Book Club

The Private Peaceful Book Club quiz was won, by the narrowest of margins, by a combined Bute and De La Salle team.  So close was the result that all  participants can rightly consider themselves winners. Contributors were able to demonstrate an impressive, mature grasp of a challenging topic, congratulations to all.

The final Book Club of the academic year will explore the spy genre. The chosen texts are:
Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz (recommended for older readers) or Spy Dog by Andrew Cope (suitable for all)

Stormbreaker, winner of the 2003 Children’s Book award, is the first book in the Alex Rider series about a reluctant teenage spy. Reviews for this book include:
“Horowitz will grip you with suspense, daring and cheek – and that’s just the first page!…prepare for action scenes as fast as a movie.” The Times
“The perfect hero…genuine 21st century stuff.” The Daily Telegraph
““Done with enormous style, fun and suspense. Wannabe James Bonds will be completely hooked and eager for more.” The Guardian

Spy Dog is the winner of several awards, including the Richard and Judy Prize and the Red House Award. It is the first in Andrew Cope’s series about the lovable Lara or GM451 as she is known by the government. LARA (Licensed Assault and Rescue Animal) is a highly trained special agent who goes undercover to thwart the evil Mr Big.

The next Junior Book Club will be held in Circle Time on Wednesday 4th June. All those who have read a text, had it read to them or have listened to the audio book are welcome to attend.

Mrs Cooney.

5 May 2014

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