Friday, March 1, 2024

February 26th - March 1st

The following books, available at the SMHS library, as well as digital books available at Teen Book Cloud, were promoted on the monitors in the Commons and on the virtual bookshelf of the school and library websites:

“These stories link people to the land and to each other …”


Puffin, Woolly Mammoth, Walrus, Narwhal …

five generations … from the slave trade … to modern Ontario…

“How NHL’s first Black captain gives back.”



Thursday, February 15, 2024

February 12th - February 16th

The following books, available at the SMHS library, as well as digital books available at Teen Book Cloud, were promoted on the monitors in the Commons and on the virtual bookshelf of the school and library websites:

“Rich in wisdom and filled with respect for the natural world …”

“a tale framed in a modern context …”

“The Fast, Short Life of Canadian Champion Harry Jerome”


“A bet between gods Hermes and Apollo 
leads them to grant human consciousness and language 
to a group of dogs …”



Friday, February 9, 2024

February 5th - February 9th

 The following books, available at the SMHS library, as well as digital books available at Teen Book Cloud, were promoted on the monitors in the Commons and on the virtual bookshelf of the school and library websites:

“A collection of stories passed down through generations …”

“Cultural legends in relation to historical events…”

A theatre usher told her to move 
from the main floor to the balcony …


“Stories from the World of Viola Desmond –
Canada’s Rosa Parks.”

Friday, February 2, 2024

January 29th - February 2nd

The following books, available at the SMHS library, as well as digital books available at Teen Book Cloud, were promoted on the monitors in the Commons and on the virtual bookshelf of the school and library websites:

Seven stories of the origin of people


“The myths beg to be read more than once …”

A graphic novel: “Defining Moments in Canadian History”

“The Underground Railroad Diary of Julia May Jackson”

Thursday, January 18, 2024

January 15th - January 19th

The following books, available at the SMHS library, as well as digital books available at Teen Book Cloud, were promoted on the monitors in the Commons and on the virtual bookshelf of the school and library websites:

“Staying home and studying while his photographer father 
travels to an African village isn’t an option.”

“They have a week to find their way out before the spiral

fades away and the trio are trapped forever …”

“He’d thought it would be interesting to help out a time traveler . . .”

Thursday, January 11, 2024

January 8th - January 12th

The following books, available at the SMHS library, as well as digital books available at Teen Book Cloud, were promoted on the monitors in the Commons and on the virtual bookshelf of the school and library websites:

“In a society of the future, 
the government restricts its citizens’ rights …”

“Peter King never wanted to go 
on the school wilderness camp trip …”

“A story about being human:
making horrible mistakes and finding forgiveness and love …”


Wednesday, December 20, 2023

December 18th - December 22nd

The following books, available at the SMHS library, as well as digital books available at Teen Book Cloud, were promoted on the monitors in the Commons and on the virtual bookshelf of the school and library websites:


“A young man and his wife each make a drastic decision 
to surprise the other at Christmas.”


A Christmas hymn, written in 1642 by Jean de Br├ębeuf,
a Jesuit missionary at Sainte-Marie among the Hurons in Canada.

A Christmas miracle on the Western Front during World War I …


Thursday, December 14, 2023

December 11th - December 15th

 The following books, available at the SMHS library, as well as digital books available at Teen Book Cloud, were promoted on the monitors in the Commons and on the virtual bookshelf of the school and library websites:

“'Tis the season . . . for heartbreak?”

“The power of love . . .”

“Together they could find true love.”


Friday, December 8, 2023

December 4th - December 8th

The following books, available at the SMHS library, as well as digital books available at Teen Book Cloud, were promoted on the monitors in the Commons and on the virtual bookshelf of the school and library websites:

“a snowy road trip . . .  a scavenger hunt . . .”


Dr. Zomboss invents a Cold Crystal which is capable of freezing Neighborville ...”


Sunny Texas to an icy island in the middle of Lake Michigan …”

Friday, December 1, 2023

November 27th - December 1st

 The following books, available at the SMHS library, as well as digital books available at Teen Book Cloud, were promoted on the monitors in the Commons and on the virtual bookshelf of the school and library websites:


On their Date of Origin, 
they find out if they will morph into slaves.


“Sometimes I feel like I have walked 
into the middle of a movie.”


Vancy must join her father … 
or her village will face the force of his anger.

Thursday, November 23, 2023

November 20th - November 24th

The following books, available at the SMHS library, as well as digital books available at Teen Book Cloud, were promoted on the monitors in the Commons and on the virtual bookshelf of the school and library websites:

“After all – all’s fair in love and (book) war.”

“power, privilege and the dangerous pursuit of perfection …”

Two high school nemeses forced to get along …



Friday, November 17, 2023

November 13th - November 17th

The following books, available at the SMHS library, as well as digital books available at Teen Book Cloud, were promoted on the monitors in the Commons and on the virtual bookshelf of the school and library websites:

Pretending to be an online crush …


“Falling in love is full of wonder, heartache, 
and – most of all – surprises.”

“A true story of life in a residential school … and moving on.”







Wednesday, November 8, 2023

November 6th - November 9th

The following books, available at the SMHS library, as well as digital books available at Teen Book Cloud, were promoted on the monitors in the Commons and on the virtual bookshelf of the school and library websites:

A play and graphic novel about an Indigenous soldier during WWI.

A graphic novel about the history of the first Atomic Bomb.

“His great-grandfather helped build the A-bombs …
He wants to make amends … somehow.”


Friday, November 3, 2023

October 30th - November 3rd

The following books, available at the SMHS library, as well as digital books available at Teen Book Cloud, were promoted on the monitors in the Commons and on the virtual bookshelf of the school and library websites:

“Love cuts deeper than any blade.”

“You never forget your first betrayal.”

"Where am I? Who am I? And why is everything made of blocks?" 


Thursday, October 26, 2023

October 23rd - October 27th

The following books, available at the SMHS library, as well as digital books available at Teen Book Cloud, were promoted on the monitors in the Commons and on the virtual bookshelf of the school and library websites:

“Eight Hours. Six friends. Five Survive.”

“The third time’s a charm…”

“Four brothers. Two missions. One explosive read …”

Friday, October 20, 2023

October 16th - October 20th

The following books, available at the SMHS library, as well as digital books available at Teen Book Cloud, were promoted on the monitors in the Commons and on the virtual bookshelf of the school and library websites:

“Book Four of The Stormlight Archive


“She gave her heart away.
Now she’ll fight to get it back.”

“There are two sides to every love story.”