November Book Club Choices: choose from the Junior or Senior books selected for the Great Reads Award 2018

Great Reads Award https://greatreadsaward.com/
NEWS / 2 November 2018

The November Book Club choice students have a choice of five books from the Junior or Senior shortlisted books for the Great Reads Award 2018. The books can be borrowed from the Library. 

The Great Reads Award was started in 2016 by a group of Irish school Librarians. Students (and parents) read the books from the appropriate category and then rate each book! The deadline is Friday, 11th January 2019.

Junior Shortlist:

Senior Shortlist:

Go to the Great Reads Awards website or twitter to follow progress!

Ms O'Kelly & Ms Talbot

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