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Saint Barts (Carnegie)
Newbury, Berkshire
Group status: Currently in process for CHOCOLATE!
We've got six groups, each with up to 11 pupils between Years 7 and 10, who meet in the Library at lunchtimes. We discuss the books (occasionally heatedly), argue about which characters we'd like to dangle over ventilation shafts, and eventually vote for our favourite. Which occasionally corresponds with the official winner. It all ends up with a party with fizzy pop and cakes, and because we are a "healthy eating" school we have strawberries and other healthy treats too.



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Trinity Readers 2016
Newbury, Berkshire
Should there be more of a range of genres in the Carnegie shortlist?

Yes, they're all the same at the moment.
50% (3 votes)

No, there's plenty of variety in the lists.
50% (3 votes)

 
Title: Monsters of Men
Author: Patrick Ness
Winning Year: 2011

The third and final volume in the "Chaos Walking Trilogy" finds three armies marching on New Prentisstown, each intent on destroying the others. Todd and Viola are caught in the middle with no chance of escape or, it seems, of stopping the fighting. But