Wolf Reads #12

Journey to the realm of knights, swords, and even magic. This week on Wolf Reads, we suggest some adventures set in the fantastical, medieval worlds that many readers are drawn to. Falling Kingdoms (Falling Kingdoms #1) Goodreads rating: 3.85 The peace between the three kingdoms of Mytica begin to dwindle as unrest ripples through the…

In Memory of HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej

On December 8th, 2016, the secondary school community of KIS gathered for a special assembly in memory of the late King of Thailand, His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej. In progress ever since October, this assembly had been given the time needed for the KIS community to prepare the best memorial assembly we could. Hosted by…

Wolf Reads #10

Some of us here at KISToday have been looking forward to the premiere of the film “A Monster Calls”, based on the book by Patrick Ness. Just so it happens that the KIS Library has several Patrick Ness books! A Monster Calls Goodreads rating: 4.33 Thirteen-year-old Conor O’Malley has had to become a more responsible…

Wolf Reads #7

Every now and then, we would like to feature an author here on Wolf Reads. This week, we’re bringing you some of our favorites from Neil Gaiman! Coraline Goodreads rating: 4.01 A locked door in Coraline’s home has always perplexed her. When she finally opens it, the door leads right into a brick wall. But…

Wolf Reads #6

This week’s Wolf Reads takes us back in time to periods we can’t experience on our own. Here are some recommendations for historical fiction! To Kill a Mockingbird Goodreads rating: 4.25 A story depicting the childhood of Scout Finch, her brother, Jem as Atticus, their father, defends a black man in a hopeless court case….

Wolf Reads #4

Here are this week’s book recommendations from the folks here at KISToday! This week’s theme is “Short Reads”. Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life Goodreads rating: 3.99 Follow Rafe Khatchadorian’s journey as he ploughs his way through the first year of middle school. Rafe has a grand plan which will make this year…

KIS REVIEWS: Kubo and the Two Strings

The only thing that took me by surprise more than the movie itself was how few people had actually seen it. Genre: Fantasy / Adventure “If you must blink, do it now.”  From the get-go, this movie demands your attention. And I think it deserves it. “Kubo and the Two Strings” is the latest work by animation studio LAIKA,…

Wolf Reads #2

Here are the weekly book recommendations from the folks here at KISToday. The Martian (standalone) Goodreads rating: 4.39 Now a major motion film, The Martian tells the story of NASA astronaut Mark Watney, a mechanical engineer and botanist who gets stranded on Mars. Mark must find a way to survive on the god-forsaken planet till help comes….

Assembly Review: New Year, New Leaders

The assembly on September 8th, 2016 marked the beginning of a new era at KIS. On this day, Ken (G12) has been officially sworn in as the 11th President of the KIS Student Council. The new president also delivered an inspirational speech, making it clear that his goal is to better the school lives of the…

Wolf Reads #1

Shadow and Bone  (The Grisha Trilogy #1) Goodreads rating: 4.07 Once Alina Starkov enters the Fold, a sea of darkness that cuts through her country, she discovers a dormant power she never knew she had. Whisked away to the royal court, she is to learn the ways of the elite Second Army, the Grisha, led…