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A newsletter for kids

Issue 2, 2013


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Southern Downs Regional Libraries

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Allora Library/Office Herbert Street ALLORA QLD 4362 Ph: 4666 3742

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Mobile Library For timetable information Please ring 4661 0342 or visit the Council’s website Stanthorpe Library 56 Lock Street STANTHORPE QLD 4380 Ph: 4681 2141 Warwick Library 49 Albion Street WARWICK QLD 4370 Ph: 4661 0342

Library catalogue What’s the word? Unscramble Tongue twister Wordsearch New Young Adult fiction New graphic novels What’s the word? Books to movies 2013 Maze Book review form Book week short list New junior fiction Number block School holidays in Stanthorpe Number block School holidays in Warwick What’s the word? Solutions

12 word puzzles are scattered throughout the newsletter. Can you solve them all?

Jokes! What's black and white, black and white, and black and white? (A panda bear rolling down a hill!) What is black and white and red all over? (A panda bear with a sunburn!) What is black and white and pink all over? (An embarrassed zebra)

https://www.facebook.com/pages/ Southern-Downs-RegionalLibraries/475451612496319?fref=ts

http://spydus.southerndowns.qld. gov.au/

What do you call fifty penguins at the North Pole? (Really lost, because penguins live in the Antarctic!) Why do penguins carry fish in their beaks? (Because they don't have any pockets!) What is black and white and bouncy all over? (A zebra on a trampoline)


Check out the new look library catalogue

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Check out the library’s new look catalogue. You can borrow Gutenberg Project eBooks, check out catalogues from other library services and write reviews for books you’ve read. More links will be added shortly for Universal Class – continuing education courses; Transparent Language Online – free online language courses; The Computer School; and Zinio magazines online.

What one word can be used to describe these four pictures. The letters you can choose from have been provided and the number of letters in the word matches the number of blank squares.

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Unscramble

What is black and white and red all over?

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Unscramble each of the clue words. Take the letters that appear in for the final message.

boxes and unscramble them

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Tongue twister How many times can you say this before you get TONGUE-TIED? One-one was a race horse One-one was a race horse. Two-two was one too. One-one won one race. Two-two won one too.

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Wordsearch

Black and white X S R S B O F J W E I P G A M

U E E N E D E R O Q F S O D L

C M G O L E L E C H D K D F Y

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P E A P E U X A A P I N E Q S

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BADGER BELTED GALLOWAY COW CHESS DICE FELIX FRIESIAN COW JOLLY ROGER MINKE WHALE PANDA PHOTOGRAPH PUFFIN SKUNK SNOW LEOPARD SYLVESTER YIN YANG ZEBRA CROSSING

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S Y E K O N A I P R G O G U S

G B V K W M K I A U Z R S V T

C H E C K E R B O A R D A G E

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BARCODE CHECKERBOARD DALMATIAN DOG FINISH FLAG IBIS MAGPIE NEWSPAPER PENGUIN PIANO KEYS SHEEPDOG SNOOPY SOCCERBALL TUXEDO ZEBRA

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New Young Adult Fiction Unleashed by Nancy Holder (Wolf springs chronicles) Who do you run with? It's always tough being the new kid in town. And even worse when you have to live with your grandfather in the middle of the forest. But when Katelyn starts at Wolf Springs High she realizes that her new life might not be so bad. There's the enigmatic Trick, who is always there to protect her. And Cordelia Fenner and her irresistible cousin seem extra friendly. Katelyn suspects that there is more to the Fenner Family than meets the eye. But why is she so drawn to them? And in a town full of secrets, who can she trust? http://www.randomhouse.com.au/books/nancy-holder/wolf-springs-chronicles-unleashed9780552564540.aspx

The Judas code by Ben Horton (Monster republic) The explosion at the Prime Minister's visit to Long Harbour means the cover of the Monster Republic is blown, and they are forced deep into hiding. Lazarus Fry turns his tactics to infiltration, and is confident of their swift crushing. Plus his new pets, the Blood Hawks, are hungry to get their talons into some fresh kill . . .But Fry hasn't counted on this band of rebel kids' awesome will for survival. When your back is against the wall, the only option is to come out fighting . . . http://www.randomhouse.com.au/books/ben-horton/monster-republic-the-judas-code9780552560597.aspx

Blood Brothers by Carole Wilkinson (Dragonkeeper) The year is 325. The powerful Han Dynasty is a distant memory and tribes of barbarian soldiers fight over what was once the Empire. It is a dangerous time. Kai is 465 years old a teenager in dragon years. He is searching for the person predestined to be his dragonkeeper. Kai s search has led him to a Buddhist novice named Tao. But Tao is certain he is not the one; he has no interest in caring for a difficult dragon. He believes his path lies in another direction. But Tao must learn to listen to the voice within himself and that no journey ever reveals its true purpose until it is over. http://www.walkerbooks.com.au/Books/DRAGONKEEPER-BK-4-BLOOD-BROTHERS-9781742031897

The elite by Kiera Cass The selection began with 35 girls. Now, with the group narrowed down to the Elite, the competition to win Prince Maxon's love is fiercer than ever. The closer America gets to the crown, the more she struggles to figure out where her heart truly lies. Each moment she spends with Maxon is like a fairy tale, filled with breathless, glittering romance. But whenever she sees her first love, Aspen, standing guard, she's swept up in longing for the life they'd planned to share. America is desperate for more time. But while she's torn between her two futures, the rest of the Elite know exactly what they want—and America's chance to choose is about to slip away http://www.harperteen.com/books/The-Elite-Kiera-Cass/?isbn=9780062059963

The set up by Sophie McKenzie (The Medusa Project) Fourteen years ago, scientist William Fox implanted four babies with the Medusa gene - a gene for psychic abilities. But Fox died and the babies were hidden away for years. Now the children are teenagers - and unaware that their psychic powers are about to kick in. Cocky, charismatic Nico thinks his emerging telekinetic abilities will bring him money, power and the girl of his dreams. He's about to find out just how wrong he is‌ http://books.simonandschuster.com.au/Medusa-Project-The-Set-Up/Sophie-McKenzie/THE-MEDUSAPROJECT/9781847385253


New Graphic Novels NEAFRIENDED

Bart Simpson : out to lunch Beautiful creatures

Garcia, Kami

Futurama adventures Futurama : the time bender trilogy Futurama-o-rama

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Lou! : secret diary

Neel, Julien

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Lou! sumertime blues

Neel, Julien

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Superman vs. Zod The wind in the willows

Grahame, Kenneth

Books to movies in 2013 Book title Movie title Movie release date Catching fire by Suzanne Collins The hunger games: catching fire November 21

What one word can be used to describe these four pictures. The letters you can choose from have been provided and the number of letters in the word matches the number of blank squares.

City of bones by Cassandra Clare The Mortal instruments: city of bones August 22 Enders game by Orson Scott Card Enders game October 31 The Hobbit by J.R.R.Tolkien The Hobbit: the desolation of Smaug December 26 Percy Jackson and the sea monsters by Rick Riordan Percy Jackson sea of monsters September 19

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New Junior Fiction Big Nate and friends (graphic novel)

Pierce, Lincoln

Big Nate collection

Bone & Cane

Belbin, David

The brilliant world of Tom Gates

Pichon, Liz

Cartboy and the time capsule

Campbell, L A

Cupcake chaos

Keene, Carolyn

Nancy Drew and the clue crew

Durinda's dangers

Baratz-Logsted, Lauren

The sisters 8

Finding Serendipity

Banks, Angelica

House of secrets

Columbus, Chris

Pookie Aleera is not my boyfriend

Herrick, Steven

Truly tan jinxed!

Storer, Jen

Number Block 1 everything 1 time everything everything everything

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Your time Try to fill in the missing numbers. The missing numbers are integers between 0 and 5. The numbers in each row add up to totals to the right. The numbers in each column add up to the totals along the bottom. The diagonal lines also add up the totals to the right.


School holidays at Stanthorpe Library

Ninjas have invaded the library! Find their pictures throughout the library. Write the word which is on each picture onto the entry form, along with your name and number, and pop it into the entry box. The Ninja Hunt will be open for the school holidays.

Number block 2 During the JuneJuly school holidays the library will have craft grab bags for the kids. Grab a bag and see what you can make from what’s inside. pigeon pigeon pigeon pigeon pigeon pigeon pigeon pigeon pigeon pigeon pigeon pigeon pigeon pigeon pigeon pigeon persian pigeon pigeon pigeon pigeon pigeon pigeon pigeon pigeon pigeon pigeon

Try to fill in the missing numbers. The missing numbers are integers between 0 and 9. The numbers in each row add up to totals to the right. The numbers in each column add up to the totals along the bottom. The diagonal lines also add up the totals to the right.


School holidays at Warwick Library Throughout the holidays the library has plenty for you to do.

Warwick Library

Activity table with crosswords, puzzles and colouring pages. Play a board game or complete a jigsaw Storytime every Thursday, 10.30am Try our ‘Jumperhunt’ and enter the draw for some great prizes.

Holiday activities Play the Wii or the gaming computer Listen to music, read a book or do both!

What one word can be used to describe these four pictures. The letters you can choose from have been provided and the number of letters in the word matches the number of blank squares.

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Solutions Word puzzles Split lip Head over heels Crossroads A friend in need Travel overseas Your time is up Put a sock in it Too hot to handle First time for everything A cat among the pigeons For instance H2O

Scramble

What’s the word?

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Poetry Play

Number block 1

Library Author What is black and white and red all over? newspaper

Black & white + + R S B O F + W E I P G A M

+ + E N E D E R O + + S O + +

+ + G O L E L E C + D K D + +

Z + D O T X I P N R M U P + +

+ E A P E U X A A P I N E + +

+ + B Y D T I P I E N K E + +

+ + + R G T O S S N K G H + +

+ + + L A E + W E G E O S A +

+ + + M L C + E I U W D D + +

+ + L W L A R N R I H N + S +

+ A O + O P B O F N A + + S S

D N + + W + H R S P L + I E Y

S + + + A + + O E S E B D H L

+ Y I N Y A N G T C I O + C V

+ + + + C D I C E O C N + + E

S Y E K O N A I P R G O G + S

+ + + + W + + + A + + R S + T

C H E C K E R B O A R D A + E

G A L F H S I N I F F U P P R

+ + + + J O L L Y R O G E R H

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Kids stuff issue 2 2013  

A newsletter for children published by the SDRC Libraries each school holidays

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