QGS Carnegie Critics London, Group status: We are reading our way through the shortlist.
An Independent Girls' School in South Kensington.
The Carnegie Critics are 16 girls ranging in age from Yr 7- Yr 10 as well as Mrs Scott and Miss Podavitte.
Mrs Scott - Head Librarian
After the Fire by Anastasiia “After the Fire” is a thrilling book, full of secrets to be unraveled. The structure of the book, changing between the narratives of the events before . . . read full review
The Hate U Give by Jip I really enjoyed this book and I thought it had a very good story line. This book gives a message of equality and to speak out and use your voice. The . . . read full review
After the Fire by Jip This was an exciting book to read. I enjoyed that it went back and forth from before to after. This made it more intriguing as you would have to keep . . . read full review
The Hate U Give by Melinda Starr is a Sixteen-year-old girl who is struggling with the challenges of growing up in a tough neighbourhood full of gangs, violence, and drugs. St . . . read full review
Saint Death by Stephanie It is shocking that the entirety of the book, roughly two hundred and fifty pages is only two days long in the story! Just two days of what was happen . . . read full review
Beyond the Bright Sea by Stephanie Last year, I highly enjoyed reading Wolf Hollow, also by Lauren Wolk and I was looking forward to reading this. Unfortunately, I preferred Wolf Hollow . . . read full review
Title: Salt to the Sea Author: Ruta Sepetys Winning Year: 2017
It's early 1945 and a group of people trek across Germany, bound together by their desperation to reach the ship that can take them away from the war-ravaged land. Four young people, each haunted by their own dark secret, narrate their unforgettable stori
Marcus Sedgwickâ€™s first novel, Floodland, won the Branford Boase award
for the Best Debut Children's Novel of 2000. His books have been shortlisted
for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, The Blue Peter Book Award,
The . . .