New Books

Here are the latest  additions to the secondary collection, just in time for Spring Break!

The full list of new resources (across all the library collections) is here.

Writing Workshop with Adam Gidwitz

Grade 9 students were treated to a writing workshop with Newbery Honored author Adam Gidwitz in the library yesterday.  It was an honour to have Adam return to our school, after an initial visit four years ago, which was well-remembered by some of our students.

Over to Adam for the last word:

Reading is the cornerstone of a successful and meaningful life. No matter where you live, or what you do, your head will always be your home. Why not make it a rich and interesting place to live in?  (With permission from

Kazuo Ishiguro Wins Nobel Prize for Literature

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The Nagasaki-born British novelist Kazuo Ishiguro has won the 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature.
We have five of his novels in our library collection as well as two films. These are currently on display in the library and available for checkout.

Questia School

Our  library has a subscription to Questia School Online Library for students in grades 10, 11, 12.  A breakdown of the publication types (numbers of matching publications in parentheses) currently included in Questia School includes:

Books (92,000+)

Academic Journals (700+)

Magazines (250+)

Newspapers (45+)

Peer-reviewed Periodicals (400+)

To access Questia School  mouseover the High tab at the top of this page and click on Online Resources.

Login:  your school email address

Password:  Yamate

You should change your password the first time you login.  I recommend using your network password.

If you have any questions or problems with using Questia School please come and see me in the library.