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Chobham Academy Book Group
40 Cheering lane, London
Group status: Here we go. We are tackling the 2017 shortlist with a brand new group of Shadowers.

Here we are!

Year 7s, 8s and 9s are participating this year.

TBA

The Bone Sparrow by Jenny
This book makes you feel so many different emotions. Love, hate, hope, disgust and joy. I really liked this book and give it a 9/10 only because I fou . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Jenny
My first thought of this book was this is going to be a really good book...then I started to read it more and wasn't particularly fond of it. I got wh . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Daniella
This book was heart breaking, because the struggle of fitting into the world, because a certain religion or country. It was painful to read through th . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Daniella
This book, my first one, is in my top three favourite books of the Carnegie Medal. This is because I love historical fiction. I love the fact that it . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Bea
I found this book very enjoyable. It was an incredibly easy read but was still amazing. The characters were described well and were very easy to reala . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Bea
Salt to the sea is an amazing book. It is represents the war and different views of it. The characters were very deep and all had their own story to t . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Bea
This book was really good. The plot was very creative but I feel like it could be expressed in an better way. The way the characters were portrayed wa . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Amelia
This book is one of the best books of the Carnegie Medal series up there with stars at oktober bend for me it was just so emotional and I am now reall . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Jenny
I give this book an 8/10, mainly for the fact that I found it really difficult to get in to because it was a little confusing, until I got around to p . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Bea
This book was amazing! It engaged me so much and it had such a great storyline. You can really see the pictures in your mind. The book made you keep o . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Amelia
This book really comes close to heart for me because I do have someone in my family who has brain problems and the writer really did anyone who has it . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Amelia
This book is truly an amazing piece of literature. The book has it highs and lows and really allows you to connect with the characters. This is the on . . .
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Railhead by Amelia
This book although it wasn't my preferred genre was quite fun to read. Unlike the other books I have read for the Carnegie Medal so far this book is s . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Mrs Moeller
The Bone Sparrow is a devastating account of life in a refugee camp, seen through the eyes of young Subhi who was born in the camp and only knows of t . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Bea
The Smell Of Other People's Houses is a great book and anyone can read it. The four points of views make you look at the whole story in a different wa . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Amelia
This was a very captivating book but I was a little disappointed that the book had no wolves in but I suppose don't judge a book by its cover. One of . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Mrs Moeller
It's 1970 in Alaska, which has only recently become the 49th state of the USA. It's a time of political change, but more importantly time for change f . . .
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Which book title do you find most intriguing?

The Bone Sparrow
the stars at oktober bend
Beck
Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth
Wolf Hollow
The Smell of Other People's Houses
Rail Head
Salt to the Sea
 
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Title: The Bunker Diary
Author: Kevin Brooks
Winning Year: 2014

16-year-old Linus Weems has woken up in a low-ceilinged rectangular building, made entirely of whitewashed concrete, with no windows and no doors. The lift is the only way out. But this time when the lift comes, it isn't empty.
 

 
 

Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock

Born and raised in Alaska and a longtime journalist for Alaska Public Radio, Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock spent ten years fishing commercially and raised her children on a boat in Southeast Alaska - bringing a rare authenticity to her writing about Americ . .

 

 

Chobham Academy Book Group

Chobham Academy Book Group

Chobham Academy Book Group