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QGS Carnegie Critics
London,
Group status: Over the Easter holiday, we began reading our way through the 7 - not including Beck - shortlisted books.

An Independent Girls' School in South Kensington.

The Carnegie Critics are 23 girls ranging in age from Yr 7- Yr 10 as well as Mrs Scott and Miss Podavitte.

Mrs Scott - Head Librarian

The Smell of Other People's Houses by Stephanie
It is very hard to describe this book in words, as when I finished it, so many emotions surged through me: sadness, happiness, laughter and safety. T . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Lydia
I chose this book because the front was very appealing and it looked quite short. This is a powerful story about a girl called Alice who wants to exp . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Iris🐯
Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth is quite a spectacular novel. It has quite a lot of fiction in it which makes it special, and I thought that it expre . . .
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Railhead by Anastasiia
Railhead by Philip Reeve is a science-fiction book about the future world. It is about a poor boy called Zen who lives in the future world with his mo . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Jip
A girl called Annabelle is being bullied at school by a violent girl called Becky. Annabelle becomes friends with a boy called Toby. One day, Becky an . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Anastasiia
Sputnik’s Guide to Life on Earth by Frank Cottrell Boyce is a meaningful but comical book about an alien who has come to Earth to find the ten thing . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Iris
This book is truly amazing, it is the story of a young girl who learns to live even though the world seems to be against her. This story shows how wor . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Noor
This was the first book I have read that was part of the CILIP Carnegie competition; although I have not read all the books yet I can already tell thi . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Annabel
Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Frank Cottrell Boyce is a comedic book with some touching parts as well. The book is about a boy called Prez, who . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Jip
It is about a boy called Subhi who is a refugee and has lived in an immigration detention centre all his life. One day, he meets a girl called Jimmie . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Melissa
This book is set in the World War II in Germany, 1941. Florian and Emilia meet by chance, when Florian saves Emilia from a soldier. they seek refuge . . .
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Bangabandhu
London,
CFBL Gets Reading
London,
NTA Rowling Readers
London,
Harris Girls Academy East dulwich
SE23 0NR,
Which book are you enjoying the most so far?

Salt to the sea
the smell of other peoples houses
the bone sparrow
wolf hollow
Sputnik's guide to Living on earth
the stars at oktober bend
Rail Head
 
Title: Monsters of Men
Author: Patrick Ness
Winning Year: 2011

The third and final volume in the "Chaos Walking Trilogy" finds three armies marching on New Prentisstown, each intent on destroying the others. Todd and Viola are caught in the middle with no chance of escape or, it seems, of stopping the fighting. But
 

 
 

Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock

Born and raised in Alaska and a longtime journalist for Alaska Public Radio, Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock spent ten years fishing commercially and raised her children on a boat in Southeast Alaska - bringing a rare authenticity to her writing about Americ . .