vendredi 29 novembre 2013

Nouveau club lecture

Un club lecture est proposé au CDI depuis le mois d'octobre.

Le club est ouvert aux élèves de 6ème et de 5ème. Il a lieu tous les 15 jours de 13h15 à 14h. Les élèves découvrent de nouveaux livres et partagent leurs coups de coeur.

Ils vous feront partager dans le "coin du club" leurs lectures favorites.

La documentaliste

When she Woke (3ème/Groupe1)

Author : Hillary Jordan

Genre :  futuristic thriller

Hannah Payne  is a Red; her crime is murder. The victim, says the state of Texas, was her unborn child, Hannah refuses to reveal the identity of the father. But cast back into a world that has marked her for life, how far will she go to protect the man she loves?

Inspired by the Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne, 1850

I chose this book because of the cover and the title.  I found the title intriguing.

I really enjoyed the book  because I don’t really like reading but this book kept me reading.

It is both a love story and a thriller.

 I would recommend this book to readers who like love stories and action novels. 

It is for readers above 12 as it is not very easy to read.

The Village by the Sea (3ème/Groupe1)

Author : Anita Desai.

Genre: teenage Novel.

Blurb: The story of the ‘’The Village by the Sea’’ takes place in a small village called ‘’Thul’’ in Western India and focuses on a family fighting to make ends meet. The main protagonists are Lila, the eldest daughter who is 13 , and his 12years old brother Hari .

They also have two younger sisters, Bela and Kamal . They live with their mother, who is
chronically ill and bedridden . Their father is an alcoholic, forcing Hari and Lila to manage
the family. Despite the fact that their father earns money, he is used to spending all his earnings on alcohol. It is very courageous for Lila and Hari to take care of their young sisters and the family,
nevertheless it is also a very difficult task and responsibility.

One day, Hari decides to leave his family hoping to find a job in Mumbai. Lila remains
alone to take care of the family. Hari successfully finds a job in a restaurant and takes this
opportunity to build a strong friend relationship with Mr. Panwallah who owns a watch repair
shop close to the restaurant.

In the meantime, Haris mother fells sick and Lila decides to take her to the hospital with her
two sisters.Their father also decides to stop drinking and accompany her wife during her 7 months
treatment at the hospital.

After seven months away, Hari decides to go back home and is surprised to discover
a new family living in a peaceful and smiling relationship. With the money that Hari won
in Mumbai, he  and his sisters build a small chicken farm

It is very quickly a big success.

Personal Opinion:

Why I choose the Book:

I choose this book because I went in India 2 years ago and I know how difficult the life in

India is.

What I enjoyed about the Book?

I really enjoyed the bravery of the two kids (Hari and Lila)  because its very difficult for kids of 12 and 13 years old to work in another city and take care of their family. They are determined  to adaptto a changing, growing world  which is still developing.

I would recommend this book to readers who

I would recommend this book to readers who like novels developing  from a sad  at the
beginning to an happy end. In addition novels comparing the lives of  rich and poor
countries and difficult living conditions are always interesting to explain to readers
that there might be more difficult living conditions than theirs.

 Level: It is not very difficult to understand and quite fast to read.

Rating : 3/5

Pride and Prejudice (4ème/Groupe2)

Author : Jane Austen
Genre:  19th century classic

Blurb :  Pride and Prejudice is the story of the five young girls who need to get married. Those girls are the daughters of Mrs and Mr. Bennet. As a young man named Mr.Bingley is coming in Netherfield, the family is excepting that one of their daughters will married Mr.Bingley. However, Mr.Bingley is not coming all alone, he is coming with his friend Mr. Darcy and his sister. Will Mr. Darcy like Miss. Elizabeth?

Why I chose this book:
I chose this book because I love the author Jane Austen. In addition,  Pride and Prejudice is a book that needs to be read in a life-time. As I first saw the film I thought the book could be as good as the film. I also like the countryside and I found the scenery gorgeous. I am also extremely sensitive about the way of living in the English Countryside at that period of time.

What I liked about the book :
My personal opinion is based on the writing which was extremely good but complicated and the story which is like an emblem of the “gentry” and was a description of the behaviour of citizens of the English countryside who are always in need of money and glamour.

In Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen shows with humour and affection the mentality of the “gentry”, in pinning the stupidity and the strength of the prejudices of this little noblesse of the English countryside, who goes from balls to receptions, and who envies and admires the wealth and titles of the nobility.

I would recommend the book to   the readers who are interested in Jane Austen’s books and who like glamour and irony. I would probably recommend it to girls around 13 years old but after this age, everybody can read it.

Level : I would say that the English language was difficult but I could follow because I had seen the film before.

Rating :  4 / 5

Theodore Boone : The Accused (4ème/Groupe2)

Author: John Grisham

Genre: Realistic thriller

Blurb: He certainly never expected to be the victim of crime himself. But then his bike is vandalised, he's attacked while doing his homework and, worst framed for a robbery. When stolen computer equipment turns up in Theo's locker, the police start leaning on him hard. And he's the only suspect. What if he is found guilty? What about his dreams of becoming a lawyer?

My opinion: "The intelligent person is accused, he is being bullied by one or more people but he doesn't know who or why. He and his uncle are trying hard to resolve the problem not to  get in any more trouble because the police do not believe them". For me this part is very interesting : this is what the story is about. Only Theo and his uncle can solve the mystery. But there are as well other mysteries and problems to look at...

I chose this book because I love thrillers, mysteries and adventures books.

Level of reading: It is a book that can be read from level A2 and plus.

Recommendation: I would recommend this book to people who love adventure, thrillers and mystery books.

Rating: 5/5

By Antoine

War Horse (3ème/Groupe1)

Author : Michael Morpugo

Historical Drama

War horse is about a horse named Joe and a boy called Albert.

At the outbreak of WWI the British Army needs horses and Joe is taken to France. Albert can’t go to war because of his age, but he will do anything to save Joe.


Why I chose this book:
I like books that tell a real story. And I had heard a lot about this book so I was curious to see if it was an amazing book. And, yes, it is!

What I enjoyed about the book:
I really enjoyed this book because we can feel the feelings of Joe, and it’s a story about friendship.

I would recommend this book to readers who like friendship, horses, history and sad stories.
Level: it’s an easy book but there is a lot of vocabulary.
Rating: 5 /5


vendredi 22 novembre 2013

Millions$ (3ème/Groupe1)

Author : Franck Cottrell Boyce
Genre: humour, adventure

Blurb: After the death of his mother, a  young boy,  Damian,  is totally obsessed with saints. He wants to become a saint. One  night, as he is with his brother, something heavy hits the roof. He runs outside:  A sack with its contents spilling out. It is a lot of money… Millions….

His discovery comes at a time when England is about to change its currency and join the Euro so they have to find a way to spend the money as quickly as possible…

Personal opinion :

I choose this book because the bookseller recommended it to me. I asked for advice to a book with an intermediate level and with humour, adventure or suspense. It is a short and amusing tale about two brothers trying to make sense of a  fortune. It makes you think about what you would do with a million pounds to be spent in 17 days…

I enjoyed this book because it is a child’s  point of view about the power of the money. It is very funny and extraordinary story.

I would recommend this book to a person who likes a funny read and who has a good sense of humour. Some passages are boring when the boy doesn’t stop talking about saints.
Level : intermediate
Rating : 4/5

City of Bones (4ème/Groupe2)


Author :  Cassandra Clare
Genre : science fiction

Clary Fray is seeing things: vampires in Brooklyn and werewolves in Manhattan. Irresistibly drawn to Shadowhunters , a secret group of warriors dedicated  to ridding the earth of demons, Clary discovers the dark side of New York City – and the dangers of forbidden love.

I chose this book because I love reading science fiction books and because when I read the blurb I found it really interesting.
In this book one of the characters is really funny and made me laugh.
I really recommend this book to people who are reading science fiction because I really did enjoy it and it was a really good book.
This book is not that hard for people who understand English. Everyone could read it.


The Abduction (4ème/Groupe2)

Author: John Grisham
Genre: Realistic thriller

Blurb: When his best friend April disappears from her bedroom in the middle of the night, no one, not even Theo, has the answers. As fear ripples through his small hometown and the police hit dead ends, it’s up to Theo to use his legal   knowledge and investigative skills to chase down the truth and save April.
My opinion:
I choose this book because I love mystery and thriller novels. 

What I liked about the book:

It is a great book because Theo, the principal character and  the son of two layers that had the firm, Boone & Boone,  makes fun of the police, he knows the laws by heart and the police do not know them all. Theo is being helped by his uncle who finds clues for  him. That’s why Theo could be on the trail of his best friend. It took him two days to find the trail but in four days the police came to a dead end.

I would recommend the book to readers who love adventures, thrillers and mystery books.
Level of reading: It is a book that can be read from level A2 and plus.

Rating : 5/5


And Then There were none (3eme/Gr.1)

Author : Agatha Christie

Genre : Crime novel
The book was originally published by Agatha Christie in 1939 under the title « Ten Little Indians ».

Blurb :
« Ten … »
Ten stranger are lured to an isolated island mansion off the Devon coast by a mysterious « U.N. Owen ».
« Nine… »
At the dinner a recorded message accuses each of them in turn of having a guilty secret, and by the end of the night one of the guest is dead.
« Eight… »
Stranded by a violent storm, and haunted by a nursery rhyme counting down one by one…. One by one they begin to die.
« Seven… »
Who among them is the killer and will any of them survive?

Why I chose this book :
Because the title “And then there were one” made a strong impression of me.

What I enjoyed about the book:
We can enjoy the suspense and the pressure at every moment in the text.
I would recommend these book to readers:
 who like crime novels, thrillers , suspense and a tragic ending.

Rating : 4/5


Nightrise (5ème/Groupe3)

Author : Anthony Horowitz

Genre : Magical/ adventure

Scott and Jamie are twins. They have always known they possess extraordinary powers. When Scott is kidnapped by the mysterious Nightrise Incorporation, it w ill be up to Jamie to save him

I chose this book because I started reading the series and I devoured the books. I wanted the others to give it a try.

I enjoyed the book because the suspense builds up in the story.  You just want to keep reading it. After each step in the story another problem happens and changes the story, which gives it more and more suspense. It is loaded with action and adventure.
I would recommend this book to people who like reading adventure novels with a bit of fiction.
Rating : 5/5

mardi 21 mai 2013

Un nouveau défi pour les Petits Bookineurs !

Dans le cadre de l'accompagnement personnalisé 6e, les élèves vont participer à un défi lecture avec un groupe de volontaires de CM2. Devinettes, charades, mimes, questions....tout sera permis pour faire gagner son équipe !

La sélection 2013 

            Un hanneton dans le plafond de Martine Pouchain 
            35 kilos d’espoir de Anna Gavalda 
   de Christian Grenier 
            Oedipe Schlac! Schlac! De Sophie Dieuaide 
            Le petit Nicolas et les copains 
            Snakehead de Anthony Horowitz

            La sorcière de la rue Mouffetard de Pierre Gripari 
            La belle et la bête,  Leprince de Beaumont 

       Un privé à la cambrousse de Bruno Heitz 
          Astérix aux jeux olympiques de Goscinny 
          Alix, O Alexandrie de Jacques Martin 
          La guerre des boutons de Louis Pergaud 
          Les légendaires, La pierre de Joyénia de Patrick Sobral 
          Seuls, La disparition de Gazzotti Vehlmann 

            One piece 1. de Eiichiro Oda 

Les lecteurs ont aimé...

La chanson des enfants perdus

"Penelope a 17 ans et elle est orpheline. Son père, James Alec Green, grand journaliste au Early Morning News, vient de mourir. Penelope se retrouve donc absolument seule dans la grande maison gothique d’un quartier cossu de Londres avec sa gouvernante, Madame Black, et son chat. Mais avant de mourir, son père lui a transmis deux passions, celles du journalisme et de l’écriture. Penelope n’a pas l’intention de se morfondre chez elle. Elle veut reprendre le flambeau de son père et devenir une grande journaliste.

Sa première enquête l’entraîne dans les bas-fonds de la capitale, l’East End, pour rouvrir un dossier mystérieux que son père avait appelé « L’affaire du 21 Foxglove Court »

"J'ai adoré !" Camille, 5e

mercredi 17 avril 2013

Voici quelques titres choisis par les élèves des Petits Bookineurs lors de notre dernière sortie à la librairie.

Venez vite les découvrir au CDI !

samedi 16 mars 2013

Les Petits Bookineurs vous conseillent...

Anne Plichota et  Cendrine Wolf
Oksa Pollock

Ce livre m’a vraiment plu, Oksa nous transporte dans un monde magique et incroyable. Quand on a commencé ce livre, rien ni personne ne peut nous en séparer !
Alice 6.B

Les Petits Bookineurs vous conseillent...

Mission 1:

Auteur: Robert Muchamore

J’ai bien aimé ce livre car c’est un livre qui parle d'un agent secret et j’aime bien les livres de ce genre.
Ahmed 6°c

Les Petits Bookineurs vous conseillent...

Titre: One Piece
Auteur: Eiichirô Oda
Je vous conseille  ce manga car il est fantastique avec de l’aventure et de l’action !                                            
Elouan  6°c

dimanche 10 mars 2013

Les Petits Bookineurs exposent leurs coups de cœur au CDI


Author: J.R.R. Tolkien

Summary: This book is about Bilbo Bagins, a Hobbit. Hobbits are a race which looks like small humans with hairy feet. They love to live calmly in very cosy little hobbit holes under a grassy hill and have many meals per day (up to six!!). Bilbo was peacefully making smoke-rings with his pipe in his garden when a wizard, Gandalf, came to ask him to join him for an adventure. But Hobbits prefer not to have any adventures and live peacefully so Bilbo refuses but invites Gandalf  for tea the next day. At tea time, somebody knocks at Bilbo’s door: it’s Gandalf and thirteen dwarves who persuade Bilbo to set out on the adventure. The dwarves are about to embark on a great quest to reclaim their treasure from the fearsome dragon Smaug, and Bilbo is to act as their “burglar”. The dwarves are very sceptical about Gandalf’s choice, and Bilbo is terrified to leave his comfortable life to seek adventure. But Gandalf assures both Bilbo and the dwarves that the hobbit has hidden abilities which would be useful to the company. Will they succeed in their task or will they die killed by the dragon himself or by other dreadful creatures which infest the region crossing their path?

Personal Opinion: Even if this book is a bit long (364 p.) I think it is very easy to read and not boring. This book is a masterpiece of the well-known J.R.R. Tolkien. Compared to the Lord of The Rings, this book is much easier to read and much more exciting. The book is also a bit different from the film. What I think is amazing in this book is that everything is invented and still full of details. In conclusion, I recommend this book to every reader even for English beginners! 

¨LIFE OF PI¨ written by Yann Martel

 It´s a strong-emotion book, it´s very interesting and it was hard to stop reading.

The main character is Piscine Molitor Patel (Piscine Molitor was a swimming pool in France that his uncle Mamaji loved because the water of the pool was crystalline and warm) who used to live in India but when he tells his story he is living in Canada. When he was a child he lived in a zoo with his brother, mother and father . He practiced three religions, he was a Muslim, a Christian and a Hindu. He moved to Canada because his father wanted to escape from India. They left on a Japanese ship which sank in the Pacific Ocean and only Pi, a 16 year-old Indian, a zebra , a hyena, an orang-utan and a 450-pound Royal Bengal  tiger ended up on a life boat . Will they survive?

Felipe Baz

GONE by Michael Grant

Alexian, 3°

Sam Temple lives in California with his mother, but one day, during their history class the teacher disappears. The children realise that a kind of sphere is around the town and that they can’t go out of it, and the adults and the children over fifteen have disappeared. They have gone. The “freaks”, children who have power, cause some trouble and two gangs have formed and fight to know who is going to lead. Food is beginning to run out and time is pressing because on the day of their fifteenth birthday, they know they will disappear and Sam is nearly fifteen.

I really enjoyed this book because there are adventures, actions and suspense. I think that the story is interesting and original and, that Michael Grant is a very good writer who knows how the make his book captivating and exciting.

By Josephine Angelini

When Helen looked in a mirror all she saw were the basics – two eyes, a nose, and a mouth – but strangers from off island tended to stare, which was really annoying.”

Helen Hamilton has spent her entire sixteen years trying to hide how different she is—no easy task when living on an island, especially, when nightmares of a desperate desert journey have Helen waking, parched, only to find her sheets damaged by dirt and dust…At school she's haunted by hallucinations of three women weeping tears of blood . . . and when Helen first crosses paths with Lucas Delos, she has no way of knowing they're destined to play the leading roles in a tragedy the Fates insist on repeating throughout history.

As Helen unlocks the secrets of her ancestry, she realises that some myths are more than mere legends. But even demigod powers might not be enough to defy the forces that are both drawing her and Lucas together—and trying to tear them apart…

Starcrossed is completely addicting.... I read these 400 some pages in one afternoon, because I simply couldn’t stop.

I don't know it if was because I found the story so addictive or if it was because I was enchanted by the cast of characters. Either way, Starcrossed was an unforgettable read. Helen is a normal teenager, well as normal as a teenage demigod can be. I liked that Helen knew she was different, but didn't exactly know what that meant. This wasn't a story where the characters are completely surprised that they are a little different, yet at the same time Helen still discovers what she is and what it means to be her. I loved solving that mystery with her. 
Rania 3e