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LGBT Books in the Library

By Lydia Barsawme

As a part of the Pride Day, there will be an exhibition in the library with books with a LGBT theme. LGBT stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender.

As natural as it feels for us that the school library could have an exhibition with books that celebrates all kinds of love, it is important to remember that this would not be possible in some parts of the world. In some countries homosexuality is punished with death. But also in Sweden many teenagers and adults feel like outsiders and not accepted for who they are.

Welcome to the library to take a look at the books! I’ve tried to

World Book Day in the Library

By Megan Rocher

World Book Day is a yearly event, celebrated April 23rd, organized by UNESCO as a worldwide tribute to books and reading. More information about World Book Day and UNESCO.

Of course we will celebrate World Book Day in the IEGS Library as well! Since April 23rd is a Sunday this year, the celebrations will be on Friday. The day will feature secret books, author visit, literature quizzes and more. Everyone is Welcome!

Author Anders Fager. Photo by Anna-Lee Jansén

At 11:50 of Friday 21st the author Anders Fager will give a lecture and discuss writing with the students. Anders Fager is a Swedish

Autumn - The Perfect Reading Season!

By Megan Rocher

There is no reason to deny it. Summer is gone and autumn is here. While we miss the lazy summer days, autumn has it perks. The best one is that you can stay inside, cuddle up and read.

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Here are a few suggestions for your reading autumn. They are all available in the library.

For those of you who liked The Hunger Games
Battle Royale - Koushun Takami
A class of high school students are taken to a deserted island where they are forced to fight each other until one of them survives. Battle Royale has been described as a Lord of the Flies for the 21st century and “the original” Hunger
Truly international.
Outstanding teachers.
Safe environment.
Thanks to our international atmosphere we have a vibrant and supportive school community, where we believe that a student’s well-being is necessary for effective learning. We strive at all times to provide a safe and supportive, as well as an academically challenging, environment in which to study. Learn more ...