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Group status: We are a group of 10 Year 8, 9 and 10 students who meet every Tuesday morning. We are looking forward to reading the shortlisted books and posting our reviews on the Website.

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Railhead by Renata
Otherwise to this story I give 10 out of 10! . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Renata
I loved this story! This story is set in the 1st World War, and the story shows what the life was in that time period. This story is actually a pre . . .
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Beck by Renata
The story is actually pretty bloody and scary, because when they get children from Canada and send them to different families to work, it is true. I . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Renata
This book is one of the most touching and romantic stories I ever read! At the start of the story, it talks about a girl, who's name is Alice, who h . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Renata
This story has the similar idea, like in The Salt to the Sea. It shows 4 children's lives in Alaska in 1970. This story has context, and shows how th . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Renata
Actually this book is pretty serious, and it shows context, because in our time period, many children are born in refugee camps, and they don't know t . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Renata
I think this book is very easy to understand and full of jokes. When I read this book, a boy who's name is Prez, meet an alien (who's name is Spu . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Renata
The book is full of action. I love this book because the story is full of context and dramatic irony. Of course the characters are not real, but I li . . .
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Railhead by Renata
This book won my attention. I really like this book because the story takes place in the future, and shows the technology is improved. I like that, . . .
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Railhead by Julia
At the start it was slow but it brought some character to the main character Zen. In the middle when Zen met Raven it was action packed and very inter . . .
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Librarian's Group @ Bilton Grange
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Rugby High School
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Clifton Upon Dunsmore Primary School
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Of the shortlisted authors who would you like to meet?

Frank Cottrell Boyce
Zana Fraillon
Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock
Glenda Millard
Meg Rosoff (for Mal Peet)
Philip Reeve
Ruta Sepetys
Lauren Wolk
 
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
 

 
 

Philip Reeve

Philip Reeve was born and raised in Brighton, where he wrote his first story at the tender age of five about a spaceman called Spike and his dog Spook. He is a talented illustrator and writer, and he has illustrated several titles in the Horri . .