Grange Academy 

If you are always stuck looking for suggestions.  Try one of our brilliant books magazines.  This magazine was originally produced by Miss J. Reid, the librarian at Grange Academy and has now been adopted by other East Ayrshire school librarians.  Who have went on to produce their own versions.

Brilliant Books - S1 & S2 Issue 1 Miss J Reid                                         Brilliant Books - S1 & S2 Issue 2 

                                                                                                                   Miss V. Black School Librarian

                                                                                                                           KIlmarnock Academy


Brilliant Books - S3 & S4 Issue 3  Miss J. Reid                                    Brilliant Books - All year groups issue 4

                                                                                                                    Mrs H. Kirkwood School Librarian

                                                                                                                              St. Josephs Academy

New Books

Just hover over the title to see the blurb.

Junior Fiction

Young Adult

Senior Fiction

Non Fiction

Teaching Resources

Scholastic Book Fair

Our annual book fair took place on March the 9th - 13th.  Thank you to all staff and pupils who supported this event and we overtook last year's sales by £10.61.  This earned the library over £190 in new books.  These will be added to the library ASAP.  This year we sold over 50 books, the most ever!!

Book Raffle Winners

Well done to the following pupils who have won books from the book Fair.

  • £10  Hooria Sultan 1B2 
  •  £10  Euan Edwards 2D1
  • £5  Areeha Saeed 2G1

World Book 2015

A big THANKYOU to W. H. Smiths in Kilmarnock who supplied us with our World Book Day books!  These were available to all pupils.

Pupils were delighted with the selection of books and the quality of authors who took part in this event.

Dork Diaries:  How to be a dork
Nikki Maxwell

From coping with crushes to avoiding BFF dramas, planning dorkalicious parties to surviving family “fun” days, discovering your style to starting your own dork diary.  How to be a Dork! is the ultimate guide for wannabe dorks and dorky divas alike!

Best Mates
Michael Morpurgo

A collection of six amazing animal stories.  Proving that it’s not just dogs that are man’s best friends .… 

Goth girl and the Pirate Queen
Chris Riddell

Ada is very excited to meet leading followers of fashion in Brighton. They are there preparing for World Frock .
Ada’s costume is definitely spectacular and she thinks she might be in with a chance at the grand prize. But, as usual, nothing goes to plan…

Geek Girl
Holly Smale

Harriet Manners knows that dolphins shed the top layer of their skin every two hours. And she knows just how badly auditions can go, especially when you’re a model. But she has no idea what to do when her arch-nemesis decides the school play is the perfect opportunity to humiliate her…

Killing the dead
Marcus Sedgwick

Follow the dark, dark path
Into the dark, dark woods
To the dark, dark bridge
By the dark, dark water.

Linger. Let the ghosts of heaven tell their story.

Additional information, book trailers and videos are available on the World Book Day site.

Suggestions from you!

We are always looking for suggestions for new books.

Rated & Hated

Check out what the staff in Grange Academy are reading!

Rated & Hated

Book Week Scotland

As part of this, our library held a mystery book display.  Pupils were invited to choose a "mystery" book from our large selection and fill in a comment card once they had finished it.