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SCC Carnegie Readers
Group status: Lots of the shortlisted books being read and discussed. Don't forget to write your reviews everyone!

Open to all year groups. Aim is to read all the Carnegie shortlisted books and review them on this site. There will be a couple of discussion meetings and a small party when the winning book is announced in June.

Saul Brown Co-representative Jack O'Kane

Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Saul
The Blythes are a big, warm, rambunctious family who live on a small farm and sometimes foster children. Now Prez has come to live with them. But, tho . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Owen
It is a well written book for an active mind with plenty of fantasy. It also teaches people about geography and famous places around the planet. It is . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Nicholas Howarth
This book has been one of my favourites, as I am a fan of sci-fi books but wasn't expecting it to have a slight twist on how good the world is. The da . . .
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Townsend Church of England School
Mandeville Morphemes
St Albans, Herts
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Title: A Monster Calls
Author: Patrick Ness
Illustrator: Jim Kay
Winning Year: 2012

The monster shows up after midnight. It isn't the one Conor has been expecting; the one from his nightmare; the one he has had nearly every night since his mother started her treatment. But this new monster is ancient, and wild, and it wants something ju


Zana Fraillon

Zana Fraillon lives in Victoria, Australia with her husband and three sons. She worked as a primary school teacher before having children, and has had picture books and middle grade fiction published in Australia.

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