“Yes. There is a witch in the woods.”
And so begins our first nominated title, The Girl Who Drank the Moon, by Newberry Award winner – and pie maker - Kelly Barnhill.
Kelly Barnhill is a former teacher, former park ranger, former waitress, former janitor, and very current master storyteller. The sum of her past has granted her a vast experience to draw upon when she weaves a tale. Let her captivate you.
Don’t just take our word for it! Here is a bit about the book…
Each week – until June 2nd – we’re featuring one of the Top 10 TRCA books. Read the description. Get inspired. Read the book. Then vote!
Goodbye Days by Jeff Zentner
“Carver is a 17-year-old boy, who with the power of a seven-word text believes he is responsible for the deaths of his three best friends.”
This book has received the following accolades:
CCRSB has been informed by the province that construction of the new West Highlands Elementary school is continuing to take longer than initially scheduled. The school will not be completed in time for the intended January 2015 opening. The completion date is tentatively planned to allow for opening in March 2015; however, the province is still waiting on a final completion date from the contractors.
On January 29, Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Karen Casey released the plan, 3 Rs: Renew, Refocus and Rebuild, Nova Scotia's Action Plan for Education, to provide a better future for Nova Scotia's students.
Bus #59, driven by Hal Dickie, serving Winding River Consolidated and South Colchester Academy, is running up to one hour behind this morning.
Bus #35W, driven by Julie Murphy, serving West Pictou Consolidated and Northumberland Regional High School, is running 30 minutes behind this morning.