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Herne Bay High School
Herne Bay,
Group status: 2017 - Back once again to take the world by storm!!
We're back................. YIPPEEE!!!! Welcome to all our 'newbies' & 'oldies' take care of them (& save them some cake!!!!) Looking forward to our time ahead.....

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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Maisy Stevens
I love smelling peoples houses, unfortunately this book did not have as much house sniffing as I would have liked. 3/10 for sniffing. . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Phoebe
It's heart-breaking and terrifying to know that this story could be true - there where so many lives that where damaged and broken from WWII that peop . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Emmeline
I loved this book! I loved how these four characters all met and how they face the trouble of war. With the ending, I think that the author could have . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Alexander
I found this book really fascinating and it was somewhat suspenseful. I love this book and urge you to read it. . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Maddie
A beautiful book that shows even in the hardest of times you must tell the truth and that bad things come from lies. Both tragic and exciting as it sh . . .
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Salt to the Sea by olivia carpenter
it seems confusing at first but to actually understand this book you need to look at the top of the page for the name then you can understand this boo . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Ashlyn
Wolf hollow is very mysterious and it really captures the feeling of the characters. . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by elizabeth
I thought that this book is really confusing because where her mom left her and she comes back to vist but I don't see the point of that. I would be . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Jasmine.
The book that i read was called Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth. I really enjoyed reading this book because it was funny and engaging to read. Howeve . . .
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Beck by alicia
I started reading this book and was immediately disappointed with both the authors topic and style of writing. The introduction to the book was quite . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by martha
this book is very good. I would make a few changes to it if I had to though. It got a bit boring and it took a while to get into it. the only good bit . . .
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Beck by Maddie
A tragic book that shows many different types of life and people, some who are good some who are bad. It adresses many controversial issues and the af . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Christopher
The Bone Sparrow is a heart-Saddening story that really makes you feel their emotions in the book, you follow the view of young Subhi a refugee, the f . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Jasmine
I didn't manage to finish this book. The way it was written and the lack of capital letters made me struggle to read and complete it. As a result of t . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Maisy
Incredible. It was gripping all the way to the end and the ending was heart-wrenching and completely unpredictable. I loved all of the character and e . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Maddie
A wonderfully written book showcasing a variety of characters and stories that all interlock. The ties of fate are truly shown in this book. . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Maddie
Amazingly detailed and well researched. A story of tragedy, hope and the pains of the past. It leaves you wanting to know more . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Maddie
Beautifully written, it creates the atmosphere that you are listening to it from the characters themselves. A happy and tragic story which shows that . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Amber
I really liked this book but I got very annoyed. the reason I got annoyed was because it doesn't have any capital letters. My favourite character is A . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Alexander
I think this book was really sad but uplifting at the same time! I urge you to read it. . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Emily
boring, I just could not get into it. . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Emily
interesting I love it and it is intellectual. . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Elizabeth
I thought sputniks life on earth is really good, because it was funny and it was really intresting.the funny thing is that every one except from prez . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by olivia carpenter
I think that the smell of other people's houses is quite confusing since there is a least 5 different people and it was confusing. But it was a good b . . .
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Beck by Ellie
This was a very disappointing book, unfortunately. It wasn't a necessarily bad book however, I think it just didn't live up to expectations. . . .
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Railhead by Amber
I really enjoyed this book. Once I had finished it I wanted to read the next one.my favourite character is Nova she is a robot or in the book they ca . . .
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Railhead by Joseph
I liked the book, I want to read the sequel . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Joseph
It was out of this world. . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by martha
I really enjoyed this book. I thought that the storyline was brilliant and I loved the way it was written. The only downside to the book is that there . . .
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Railhead by Jasmine.
This book is AMAZING to read about. It is a very engaging and creative story line. As well as that, this is one of my favorite books ever ( in 2017 ). . . .
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Beck by Mrs I
With it's 16+ rating I was expecting much more from this story. Ideas & storyline fab but it could have gone so much further, bit disappointed. . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Mrs I
A war time story (heart sinks, not my favourite!) But proved wrong I was, what an amazing, heart-warming, sad, beautiful story. It was sooooo good tha . . .
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Railhead by Maddie
A wonderfully imaginatic story with great detail and ideas. A truly beautiful book that left me wanting more. . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Maddie
A wonderfully written book showing that even bad things can have a good side. It exceeded my expectations and was a mixture of both happiness and sadn . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Rhian
I found it hard to start this book, this was mainly due to the formatting of the book- no capital letters and the minimal amount of punctuation (in ot . . .
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Beck by Rhian
I absolutely loved this book. Yes, there were many controversial issues discussed throughout the book; race, gender and class, but overall this was a . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Martha
This book is amazing. I really enjoyed this book but some parts were unfair and I do not like the author for this. I could recommend this book to peop . . .
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Railhead by Christopher
Railhead is an amazing book over the time I spent reading the wondrous book I fell in love with the story and world this great book was set in it was . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Alicia
This book, although has a strange title, is actually very heart-warming and has a great storyline. The multi-narrative works really well with the stor . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Ashlyn
Historical yet beautiful really captures how the characters would be feeling. I loved how each chapter was a new person so we could we see the perspec . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Maisy
It was well written and a beautiful read. Albeit the ending was rather disappointing based on the fact that it lead her up so much to drown in the flo . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Evalyn
I think that this book was really interesting how completely different lives intertwine and make each others lives more interesting and better than th . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Alexander
I think that it was very confusing and I felt lost a lot. . . .
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Railhead by Alexander
It was really cool. I really liked the action about Zen and the other characters. . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Alexander
It was great. It made me feel sad but happy. It was out of this world . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Emily
So emotional love it so much. Recommend it for everyone, it will make you cry. . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Martha
This book is ok I think. It has a good story line but it got a bit boring when you get into it. I would recommend it to younger readers but overall I . . .
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Railhead by Martha
WOW! This book is amazing. I loved reading it and it is one of those books that you just can't put down. Every chapter is exiting and a cliff hanger a . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Olivia carpenter
I think the bone sparrow is an amazing book and I really enjoyed it. The bone sparrow is a book that confuses you with emotion. You feel happy, sad, a . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Amber
I really enjoyed this book. Some of the characters are called: Betty Annabelle Toby...my favourite character is Toby because he is a quiet person and . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Emily
so good, gave me mixed emotions. love it so much. five out of five stars. . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Emmeline
I loved how this book explored different themes that young people experience and are able to intertwine and connect them so that it makes sense. I als . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by grace k
I think it is amazing book and is full of things that make you cry it makes you feel sad the way they have to live in such a bad condition without . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Molly
A tantalising path of excitement, woe and beauty. This book is a woodland trail bursting with adventure and new friends. Amazing. . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Phoebe
This book can be slightly confusing when reading Alices' chapters, because of how she writes, but the inclusion of her poems into the chapters add to . . .
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Beck by Ella
If I had one word to describe Beck it would be insightful . It's baffling to think that racism was so strong and evil in that time period when being b . . .
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Beck by Hannah Furness
Overall, I really enjoyed the book! However, in the middle i didn't really think how it would be carried on, but soon after it got really interesting. . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Olivia carpenter
Wolf Hollow is a book with a lot of twists in it, it made me gasp with shock, and hatred and made me close to tears with horror as well as sadness. Th . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Olivia carpenter
I really liked this book because it was an adventurous book. Sputnik is a boy or should I say dog that has come from space to save planet earth. He ha . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Maddie
A wonderfully written book showing that even bad things can have a good side. It exceeded my expectations and was a mixture of both happiness and sadn . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Maddie
The Bone Sparrow was a tragic and beautifully written story with many heartstraining moments that delved into the deepest concious of the human mind. . . .
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Cecil Jones Funky Readers
Southend-on-Sea,
Readers United
Dover,
Felsted School
Fun for all
St. Leonards, East Sussex
Which book has the best front cover???

Beck
Rail Head
Wolf Hollow
Salt to the sea
The stars at Oktober Bend
Sputnik's guide to life on Earth
The bone sparrow
The smell of other people's houses
   
 
Title: Buffalo Soldier
Author: Tanya Landman
Winning Year: 2015

Charley, a young African-American slave from the Deep South, is freed at the end of the American Civil War. However her freedom is met with tragedy after her adopted mother is raped and lynched at the hands of a mob, and Charley finds herself alone wi
 

 
 

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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