What’s On in the LRC•Christmas Competitions•Christmas Reads
Christmas Bookmark• Decorate a blank bookmark with a festive theme and celebrate reading this Christmas.• Blank bookmark templates are available from the LRC office.• Closing date: Friday 9th December
Christmas Reads• A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens Scrooge is a tight-fisted old miser who refuses to celebrate Christmas. But on the Christmas Eve the ghost of his old partner, Marley, comes to visit him and shows him the old ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future, he is forced to change his mind… Available from the LRC
Christmas Mini Saga• Can you write a mini saga using 50 words or less on the theme of Christmas?• Entry forms are available from the LRC office or from Mrs Cowie• Closing date: Wednesday 14th December
Christmas Reads • The Christmas Mystery – Jostein Gaarder ‘A young boy finds a faded, home-made Advent calendar in a bookshop. Out of the first window falls a piece of paper on which is written the first part of an extraordinary story about a small girl who travels back in time to Bethlehem and the birth of Christ… Meanwhile, the intertwining story of the present unfolds, and the boy finds out about the strange man who made the calendar and about a girl who disappeared on Christmas Eve forty years ago…’Available from the LRC
Mystery Read• Pick a mystery read from under the Christmas tree.• Write a book review on the mystery read.• Closing date: Friday 13th January 2012
Christmas Reads• The Puffin Book of Christmas Stories – Wendy Cooling (ed.) Christmas Day brings a special surprise present for James; Gabriel is afraid of singing the solo in front of everyone at the carol service; and Scrooge receives a warning from a ghostly visitor. Available from the LRC
Belmont LRC OnlineKeep up-to-date with what’s happening in the LRC:http://belmontlrc.blogspot.com
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