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Appleton Readers
Group status: Carnegie here we come! Our group meetings start on the 26th April and we are looking forward to some lively discussions about the shortlisted books.As usual, we will be joined by Mrs Holland, Mrs Murch, Mrs Lang and Miss Boote and we hope to recruit some

Appleton Readers

We have a full group of 25 students this year and we meet in the library each Wednesday for lunch and book chats. Our debates can be quite lively and we have very different opinions on which book should win! We have also chosen to shadow the Greenaway awards with some of our younger students and their reviews will feature on the website as well.

Mrs Parr

Tong High School
BBEC Book Club
DMP Library
Dixons McMillan Carnegie Shadowers
Which book would you choose to read if you were sitting in the dark with only one candle?

Rail Head
Wolf Hollow
Salt to the sea
the stars at oktober bend
Sputnik's guide to life on earth
The Bone Sparrow
The smell of other people's houses
Title: Junk
Author: Melvin Burgess
Winning Year: 1996

Junk is the most controversial Carnegie winner yet. It unflinchingly tells the story of Tar and Gemma, who run away from home, move to Bristol and meet up with some squatters. It is superbly written, with a subtle character development achieved through a


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