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Tag: New Books

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 ›

Carrie Mac

B.C. novelist, Carrie Mac, is a unique voice in the world of Young Adult literature. On Friday May 10, Kwantlen Park Creative Commons hosted Mac as part of their student-author dialogues. Carrie Maac visited our school as part of the International Writers’ Festival Outreach Program. Mac wowed and inspired the students and teachers with her humour, wit, and honesty. Background and Inspiration Carrie… 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 ›

Just In: The Diviner by Libba Bray

  Naughty John, Naughty John, does his work with his apron on. Cuts your throat and takes your bones. Sells ‘em off for a coupla stones…    Our story begins with Evie, who is living in the roaring 1920. She has been banished from her small town Ohio home to live with her uncle in… Read More ›

Just In: Lost Voices by Sarah Porter

This is not your average mermaid story. While these mermaids have shimmering fins and powerful tails, they are cruel, manipulative, and violent. Luce is a fourteen year old girl living in Alaska. She is brutally attacked and is left to die by the water. She falls into the icy waters expecting to die a quick… Read More ›

Just In: The Infects by Sean Beaudoin

  Nero lives an unconventional life. He has a fractured family (his delinquent dad called `The Dude` and his socially inept sister) and must work to support them. He works the night shift slaughtering chemically enhanced chickens to help feed his family. An unfortunate mishap lands him with a sentence of three to six months… Read More ›

Just In: This Dark Endeavour by Kenneth Oppel

This Dark Endeavour is a book about Frankenstein, but not like any you`ve ever read before. This is a gothic story about Victor Frankenstein before he created his horrifying Creature. Victor and his twin brother Konrad are sixteen. The are living at 1700`s, a time when science and technology was mysterious and dangerous. Konrad becomes… Read More ›

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