Surrey Leader – Book Demons win Delta reading challenge
“The All-Delta Reading Link Challenge was held at George Mackie Library on Thursday, March 12.
Squaring off for the right to represent Delta in the Fraser Valley Regional Library’s (FVRL) Grand Challenge were Heath Elementary’s Majestic Bookworms, South Park’s Book Demons and Delta Manor’s Purple-spotted Ducks.
The winner of the competition was South Park’s Book Demons.
This year’s selection of books included Looking for Bapu by Anjali Banerjee, Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher by Bruce Coville, Escaping the Giant Wave by Peg Kehret, Snow Treasure by Marie McSwigan, Nim’s Island by Wendy Orr, and Run by Eric Walters.”
Congratulations to all these fabulous readers!
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Wendy Orr is a Canadian-born Australian writer. Her books for children and adults have been published in 27 countries and won awards around the world. Nim’s Island and Nim at Sea have also become feature films, starring Jodie Foster and Abigail Breslin (Nim’s Island) and Bindi Irwin (Return to Nim’s Island.) Her latest book is Cuckoo’s Flight, a companion to the highly acclaimed Bronze Age novels Dragonfly Song and Swallow’s Dance. Read full bio