Pinewood ElementaryCranbrook, British Columbia 146 / 121 Books Given
Principal Judi Norma Poole
you went down the rabbit hole with Alice? Spun into the crazy world of Oz with Dorothy in the tornado? Spent the summer lounging with a book as your best friend? Learned that snakes lay eggs, discovered how far the planets and stars really are from us, or made leaps and bounds over tall buildings with your favorite super hero?…. Oh! The super-power of Books!
Share your love of books and often life-changing opportunity to discover new worlds with our Pinewood Elementary students. Our little library struggles to keep our aging collection updated with both classic favorites and new and current titles which are age appropriate and cover the variety of interests for our students aged 5 to 12. For some children at Pinewood, a small school with just over 120 pupils, the school library provides the only access to the world of books.
We are so pleased to be selected as the Adopted School in Cranbrook by the Love of Reading Foundation. Our appreciation in advance to our community and businesses for supporting the growth of our school ’s young minds through the Power of Books.
Favourite books Many students at Pinewood love books about animals, war, and reading classics. Popular series include Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Captain Underpants, and 39 Clues! With your support we look forward to being able to add many more amazing series and information books!
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In truth, I wasn't a reader as a child. I do remember having to do Lord of the Flies in high school and hating it and that we had to compare it to the movie. It wasn't until my early 20"s that the power of choice really came into play. The ability to choose what you read is so important. ...
From aunty ‘Leen
Many years ago, as a student, I had the same teacher for both Gr. 2 and Gr. 3 and I couldn't have been luckier to have a teacher who loved to read to us. The books that were read - a - louds became intergrated into other subject areas, especially art. This made reading come alive as we were ...