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“Complicit” by Stephanie Kuehn: a book review

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October 17, 2016

Today’s book  review features one of  the very popular Surrey Teens Read books, and is reviewed by Torre Chometsky. The book “Complicit”,  written by Stephanie Kuehn, and one of the newer Teen Reads, is about the main protagonist, Jamie, trying to find out the truth behind his mother’s death. Along the way, he must deal… Read More ›

Endangered by Lamar Giles

“Endangered” by Lamar Giles: a book review

This year’s Surrey Teens Read books are flying off the shelves.  Today Stephanie Gunner reviews “Endangered” by Lamar Giles.  “Endangered” by Lamar Giles is a story following the life of a girl named Lauren, who felt hurt and betrayed, so she used her strengths to avenge the innocent who had been wronged.  She took explicit… Read More ›

A Special Event at KP Library / Learning Commons

On January 26th and 27th, English classes excitedly piled into KP Learning Commons to greet an author, and talk to him about his recently published novel.  What made this event very special, was that the author was non other than our very own, Mr. Blenman! Yes, that’s right, Mr. Blenman, Inter-A teacher and wrestling coach,… Read More ›

Summer Reading Preparation

Summertime for voracious Kwantlen Park readers can be a little tricky. Classes are winding down and the school library will soon be closing its doors for the summer. If you aren’t already involved in Surrey Library programs, now is the time! Surrey Library cards are free and the librarians are only too happy to give… Read More ›

More New Books!

The Fine Art of Truth or Dare by Melissa Jensen This is a straight-up, sweet romance. Readers of YA romance will delight in this book. Ella is involved in a live at first sight romance; however, the object of her desire, an artist Edward Willig, has been dead since the late 1800s. Reluctantly, Anna does… Read More ›

New Books!

We’ve recently received a huge crop of great new books for the Creative Commons. Here’s a taste of the newest titles… Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell In a word, Eleanor & Park is adorable. Set in the mid-1980s, Eleanor is the new kid in town. She comes from a less than stable home life… Read More ›

Mini’s Book Review Room

Mini’s Book Review Room is written by Minh, a grade 10 student at Kwantlen Park. Minh is a voracious reader who can recommend a good book to anyone, any time, anywhere! The Night Dance by Suzanne Weyn Rowena is the youngest of the twelve and the most curious. One day, she discovered that there was… Read More ›

Mini’s Book Review Room

Mini’s Book Review Room is written by Minh, a grade 10 student at Kwantlen Park. Minh is a voracious reader who can recommend a good book to anyone, any time, anywhere! Wither by Lauren de Stefano At the age of 16, Rhine Ellery has four more years left to live, thanks to a modern science… Read More ›

Mini’s Book Review Room

Mini’s Book Review Room is written by Minh, a grade 10 student at Kwantlen Park. Minh is a voracious reader who can recommend a good book to anyone, any time, anywhere! Delirium by Lauren Oliver Imagine a society where love is outlawed and everybody must receive “the cure,” a place where love is feared. Lena looks… Read More ›

Just In: Ichiro by Ryan Inzana

  Ichiro lives with his mother in New York City. His father is killed during the war in the middle east and Ichiro`s mother decides that they should move to Japan to be closer to her family. Ichiro and his mother stay with his Grandfather Sato. Grandfather Sato teaches Ichiro about a land and culture… Read More ›

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