SJV Library

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What you will find

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Sora is SJV 's online library that provides students with thousands of books to read online.

Instructions on accessing Sora can be found here.


Story Box Library has given SJV 60 days free access to their library of fantastic books!  Your child can watch favourite stories, read aloud by fabulous storytellers at home. Available until 25 June 2020.Our school login details are:

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An American award-winning children’s literacy website, Storyline Online®, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Readers include Oprah Winfrey, Chris Pine, Kristen Bell, Rita Moreno, Viola Davis, Jaime Camil, Kevin Costner, Lily Tomlin, Sarah Silverman, Betty White, Wanda Sykes and dozens more (including Aussie, Rose Byrne).

Hello Supa Buddies! Welcome to Dav Pilkey At Home. Together we can get creative and have fun with some of your favorite characters from Dog Man and Captain Underpants! Check back every Friday to discover new activities, exciting videos, and so much more!

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Visit Scholastic book trailers to watch short videos about the latest exciting books.  Trailers include:  Drama, Smile, Ghosts, FlyGuy, the Babysitters Club, Captain Underpants, Amulet and many more.

Seymour Simon reads aloud

Renowned science author Seymour Simon reads aloud from his non-fiction books, including sharks, the moon, wolves, tornados, the animals nobody loves and many more.  

These videos will be available only during the Coronavirus Pandemic, until 30 June 2020.

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Around the world, people of all ages have joined Mo Willems in his studio for weekday LUNCH DOODLES. The three-week run, all 15 episodes and their downloadable activities are available to view and enjoy. 

Remember to not let the pigeon drive the bus! 

Harry Potter at home

Welcome to the Harry Potter At Home hub where you’ll find all the latest magical treats to keep you occupied - including special contributions from Bloomsbury and Scholastic, nifty magical craft videos (teach your friends how to draw a Niffler!), fun articles, quizzes, puzzles and plenty more for first-time readers, as well as those already familiar with the wizarding world. We’re casting a Banishing Charm on boredom!

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Now is the perfect time to work on that story that you've always wanted to write. Join two-time Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo as she offers up tips and writing advice.


How to Toon Channel with Joe Wos.Learn how to draw cartoon animals.

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Have a groovy good time with Pete the Cat! If your child loves Pete the Cat and friends, they’ll have an out-of-sight, dy-no-mite day with these interactive videos, singalongs, and printable activities like word searches, matching games, rhyming games, and more! 

Don’t forget to try the Cool Cat Boogie!

David-Walliams Elevenses

Check out The World of David Walliams which has daily updates, stories read, activities sheets and all free during the Coronavirus.Comedian, actor and popular children's author, David Walliams, has released free children's audio stories to help kids beat boredom.


Here you can find lots of lovely interactive books to read online or watch with signing.

There are classic children's stories that we think you and your family will love, including Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy by Lynley Dodd to Owl Babies by Martin Waddell and Patrick Benson, along with newer favourites such as Chris Haughton's Oh No, George! and Everybunny Dance! by Ellie Sandall.


Visit author Tom Watson as he reads from his Stick Dog books and gives drawing lessons.