Group status: We're Reading the Carnegie books! We are a group of Year 8 readers from Ormskirk School in Lancashire (home of Jon Culshaw!). We meet every other week in the school LRC and we are all trying to read all of the carniege shortlist.
Title: Whispers in the Graveyard Author: Theresa Breslin Winning Year: 1994
Whispers in the Graveyard is a gripping, powerful and haunting story. Solomon is bullied by his teachers and feels let down by his parents; his father drinks too much and his mother has left him. His refuge is in the local kirkyard (churchyard) among anci