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Chorlton High School Reading Group
Group status: We are reading the Carnegie books over the rest of the summer term. We will be voting for our particular favourites and wondering what the winner will be!

There are about 10 Year 7/8/9 students involved in our Reading Group this year. We meet on a Wednesday after school. We have quite a few Year 7 students who have never shadowed the Carnegie medal before, so we are really excited about reading the books. This page is a chance to write reviews and let others know what we think!

Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Leela
Sputnik's guide to life on earth is about a boy named Prez and what seems to be a small and loud creature. Prez lives temporarily with a family in t . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Maya
This book is very unique and I have never read a book quite like it. It is kind of confusing and is definitely very random but has a deep and meaningf . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Niamh
This book is a really fun book to read. It has that element of randomness which makes it funny (although personally it didn't make me laugh out loud), . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Amelia
Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth is a quite interesting read although I would probably suggest it for younger readers. It follows the main characters . . .
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Which is your favourite book so far from the Carnegie Shortlist?

Title: Maggot Moon
Author: Sally Gardner
Winning Year: 2013

A ruthless regime is determined to beat its enemies in a race to the moon. But when his best friend Hector is suddenly taken away, it is up to unlikely hero Standish, his grandfather, and a small band of rebels, to confront and defeat the ever-present opp


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