Acclaimed author, Kevin Sands, enthralled Middle School students with his account of life in 17th century London, codes and puzzles, and medicines and potions, all elements of his first novel, The Blackthorn Key.
This week is Freedom to Read Week across Canada. Our right to choose what we read is enshrined in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Sue Hayter, School Librarian, believes that’s worth celebrating: “The freedom to choose what we read – intellectual freedom – is a cornerstone of democracy. In Canada, we are lucky to have the choice - whether we agree with the point of view or not.”