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Hazlegrove Hardbacks
Sparkford, Somerset
Group status: We are quietly reading away ...

Hazlegrove Preparatory School is an independent school in the heart of Somerset. We have 400 boys and girls from age two and a half to thirteen years old. GREENAWAY GROUP - Pupils from our Lower School are reading the Greenaway selection. For many of them, it is the first time they are involved with a shadowing group, and they are all very excited. CARNEGIE GROUP We are all looking forward to reading the short list of books this year.

Avalon Readers
Yeovil, Somerset
North Cadbury Primary School
What is your favourite Carnegie book?

All the Truth That's In Me
8% (3 votes)

Ghost Hawk
13% (5 votes)

Blood Family
3% (1 vote)

Liar & Spy
5% (2 votes)

The Child's Elephant
40% (16 votes)

The Bunker Diary
23% (9 votes)

The Wall
10% (4 votes)

Title: War Boy: a Country Childhood
Illustrator: Michael Foreman
Winning Year: 1989

War Boy is an atmospheric semi-autobiographical account of Foreman's early childhood in Pakefield during World War Two. It is a charming tale of growing up in a sleepy seaside town that is transformed by the War. This area of coastline was targeted by Ge