Category Archives: Non-Fiction

Summer Reading Challenge – start now!!!!!

Wellington City Libraries’ Summer Reading Challenge was launched on 1st December and we can get involved at Seatoun School to aim to have the most books read and reviewed as a school across the whole of Wellington! There are prizes … Continue reading

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Room 4’s Monsters under Bridges

Children in Room 4 have cleverly combined ideas from these two beautiful books to create their very scary and occasionally disturbing monsters under bridges stories. Have a read of some of their fine stories: Once a long time ago in … Continue reading

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Tales of True Grit and Survival against the odds

WOULD HAVE THE  TO  This is the question we can ask ourselves when reading some of the books on our survival display in the library. Over the holidays I read Bear Gryll’s True Grit in which he tells the real … Continue reading

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The ancient and magnificent Baobab Tree

During Term 3 in the library the juniors have been reading a variety of books about Africa and we have created our own African Savannah for the children to decorate with some of the animals that live there. Some of … Continue reading

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Sky High – Jean Batten’s incredible flying adventures

I recently attended the book launch of this quality new non-fiction book from David Hill, beautifully illustrated by local artist Phoebe Morris. David wanted to tell the story of Jean’s single-minded determination and bravery because many of the other books … Continue reading

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Power Reading at Book Night

There was certainly some power reading going on at Seatoun School last night when nearly 40 families squeezed into the library and read together for Book Night. Our great student helpers kept the milo flowing and overall our school group … Continue reading

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Book Night Tuesday 23rd May – 15 minutes of reading for Everybody

On Tuesday night, children and adults all over New Zealand will be celebrating reading by registering their 15 minutes of book time with Book Night. People will take selfies and send them in and soon a map of New Zealand … Continue reading

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