Beaumaris Campus Library Readers Cup

DO YOU KNOW WHO WROTE BIRTH OF A KILLER???

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21 book club members are currently competing in the 2013 Beaumaris Campus Readers Cup. Book club members have read the books Legend by Marie Lu and Birth of a killer by Darren Shan. 3 teams of 7 have just completed quiz question relating to the two set books. The teams are now working on their creative piece, which they will present to the other members at a special literary luncheon.

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Beaui Book Club News

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Book club is well and truly underway on the Beaumaris Campus. Students are working on The Readers Cup. They have been given two books to read: Legend by Marie Lu and The saga of Larten Crepsley: Birth of a killer by Darren Shan. Once they have read these books they will form teams to compete in the cup. The first part will be answering trivial pursuit type questions based on both books. The Year 10 students in the club will be making these up. They will then be asked to create a piece of work based on one of the books, it could be a poster, a book trailer a picture book, it is up to their creative and imaginative minds. We will then celebrate with a literary lunch.

Summer Reading at Beaumaris Campus

Students at Beaumaris Campus, will be encouraged to borrow books to get them through the summer holidays.

Beaumaris Campus Students complete the 2012 Victorian Premiers’ Reading Challenge.

Beaumaris Campus students celebrated the completion of the 2012 Victorian Premiers’ Reading Challenge, with a morning tea feast. 

65 students from Beaumaris completed the challenge to read 15 or more books. 

A total of 1370 books were read by students from January to August.

 

BEAUI BOOK OF THE YEAR 2012

For the past two weeks, students on the Beaumaris Campus have been voting for the ‘Best Beaui Book’ of 2012.  Students may vote on any fiction book that is held in the Beaumaris Campus Library. 

Over 50 students voted on a wide range of genres, but the overwhelming winner was…

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

followed by

Divergent  by Veronica Roth

and

Erebos by Ursula Poznanski  (College Principal, Allen McAuliffe was encouraged by student members of the Beaumaris Book Club to read this book, I believe he enjoyed the story and its themes.)

Beaumaris Campus Students visit Melbourne Writers Festival 2012

Students from Beaumaris Campus were lucky enough to attend two sessions of the Melbourne Writers Festival this week.  The group made up of a mixture of Year 7-10 students listened to award winning Australian authors,  Cassandra Golds,  Andrew McGahan and ‘Boy in the Striped Pyjamas’ author John Boyne,  discuss books they read when they were younger, what influenced them to write and where and who  their inspiration comes from.  It was great that students were able to hear how important books and reading were to these well know authors as they were growing up.

The Beaui kids were then treated to a special presention on the genre ‘Steampunk’, by well known Australian author Michael Pryor.  Students were mesmerised as a well spoken Pryor, dressed in top hat and tails (the costume for Steampunk) spoke about Edwardian times and how it all ties in with the genre he succefully writes about.

As an extra treat students visited the National Gallery of Victoria to view The European Collection.

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Beaumaris Students meet the author of Skulduggery Pleasant.

  Last Friday, five  students from the Beaumaris Campus were lucky enough to see well known author Derek Landy, the author of the Skulduggery Pleasant series. He spoke about the films he has made, the books he has written and the next two titles in the Skulduggery series which are yet to be published. After the talk, Derek signed books, including our Campus copy of his latest novel.  

We would like to thank Beaumaris Books for our students having the opportunity to hear this very popular author speak about his writing.

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