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St Mary's Shaftesbury
Shaftesbury, Dorset
Group status: The girls from our three Library Book Clubs are all reading the shortlisted books - will the year 6 girls agree with the year 12 girls?

The Book Thieves, The Page Turners and LIII

The Smell of Other People's Houses by Tabitha
You rarely find a book which hasn't been thought of before nowadays. However I have never read something that contains such simple ideas and yet the f . . .
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Railhead by Miss Edmonds
WOW! How on earth do I write a review of this book? The highest praise I can give is that it is simply unlike anything else I have ever read. The crea . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Aurelia
I found there was too much about men doing most things. I thought Betty's punishment was too much. However, Annabelle is very clever in making Toby th . . .
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Wolf Hollow by beatrice
I thought it was very... leaving-women-at-home-to-cook-while-men-go-out. It could do with a bit less death and hatred, though it helped me to understa . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Scarlett
I think Wolf Hollow was a great book! Children and young people would enjoy this book. I enjoyed the part when everyone was looking for Betty. I would . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Miss Edmonds
This is the tale of Annabelle and the changes which happen to her, her family and the whole community after the arrival of new girl Betty. It is a . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Miss Edmonds
I would never have read this book if it hadn't been on the shortlist. However, this is the joy of Carnegie - discovering new books, new authors and ne . . .
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Shaftesbury Chatterbooks
Shaftesbury Primary School
Shaftesbury, Dorset
The SS CarGreen
Shaftesbury School
Shaftesbury, Dorset
Can you judge a book which is aimed at readers younger than you?

92% (23 votes)

8% (2 votes)

Title: His Dark Materials: Book 1 Northern Lights
Author: Philip Pullman
Winning Year: 1995

When Lyra's friend Roger disappears, she and her daemon, Pantalaimon, are determined to find him. The ensuing quest leads them to the bleak splendour of the North, where armoured bears rule the ice, witch-queens fly through the frozen skies and a team of


Lauren Wolk

After graduating from Brown University in 1981 with a degree in English literature, Lauren Wolk spent a year as a writer with the Battered Women's Project of the St. Paul American Indian Center, and then worked as both an editor and an English tea . .