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Chesterton Reading Club
Group status: Our first reviews will be posted soon in the blog section. Have a look!
Love books? Love reading? Then this is the page for you! The Chesterton Reading Club comprises six very keen readers from Years 7, 8 and 9. We'll be reading, reviewing, discussing, and championing the nominees for this year's Carnegie Medal. Scroll down to take a look at our reviews as well as our blog, where we'll be writing about lots of interesting things!

Heather Ellison

Chesterton, the EAL Adventure
Manor Community College
Cambridge ,
Can you judge a book by its cover? If you can, which is the most appealing?

The Rest of Us Just Live Here, by Patrick Ness
7% (1 vote)

Five Children on the Western Front, by Kate Saunders
7% (1 vote)

Lies We Tell Ourselves, by Robin Talley
13% (2 votes)

Fire Colour One, by Jenny Valentine
7% (1 vote)

Title: A Monster Calls
Author: Patrick Ness
Illustrator: Jim Kay
Winning Year: 2012

The monster shows up after midnight. It isn't the one Conor has been expecting; the one from his nightmare; the one he has had nearly every night since his mother started her treatment. But this new monster is ancient, and wild, and it wants something ju