• Halifax Book Club

    This information is being used to help students and staff members come together in one place to share thoughts, ideas, and reviews about best-selling books. Keep in mind this site is monitored by the school and only appropriate books should be posted here. After supplying your information, feel free to click on the link at the bottom of this webpage to view all the results and see other people's comments about the books. It may take a few minutes before your comments appear on the spreadsheet.

    The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest - Blog It with Us!
    Author - Stieg Larsson
    As the finale to Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest is not content to merely match the adrenaline-charged pace that made international bestsellers out of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and The Girl Who Played with Fire. Instead, it roars with an explosive storyline that blows the doors off the series and announces that the very best has been saved for last. A familiar evil lies in wait for Lisbeth Salander, but this time, she must do more than confront the
    Totally Tolerant: Spotting and Stopping Prejudice (Scholastic Choices) - Blog It with Us!
    Author - Diane Webber, Laurie Mandel
    Ethnic slurs. Name calling. Group exclusion. Prejudice isn't overt, but it is everywhere. Learn to spot and stop prejudice when you see it. Find out how to turn differences into exciting opportunities that could change your life.
    Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln - Blog It with Us!
    Author - Doris Kearns Goodwin
    Team of Rivals doesn't just tell the story of Abraham Lincoln. It is a multiple biography of the entire team of personal and political competitors that he put together to lead the country through its greatest crisis. Here, Doris Kearns Goodwin profiles five of the key players in her book, four of whom contended for the 1860 Republican presidential nomination and all of whom later worked together in Lincoln's cabinet.
    Raising Good Children: From Birth Through The Teenage Years - Blog It with Us!
    Author - Thomas Lickona
    A celebrated guide to teaching children values, respect, and responsibilty, this worthwhile book has more than 150,000 copies in print in previous editions. "An excellent book on a vastly neglected aspect of raising children."--Dr. Fitzhugh Dodson (How to Parent, How to Father).
    Character Matters: How to Help Our Children Develop Good Judgment, Integrity, and Other Essential Virtues - Blog It with Us!
    Author - Thomas Lickona
    Dr. Stephen R. Covey author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People What an absolutely marvelous book! Greatly needed in restoring the character ethic in a techno/materialistic-obsessed world. Character is primary greatness; prestige is secondary greatness. Extremely valuable practical resource for every parent and teacher. Great gift book. -- Review
Last Modified on July 23, 2010