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Some of the shadowing team.

Our reading group is made up of pupils of different ages and nationalities. Jonas from Germany. Me, Charlotte from the UK. Kayleigh from the UK. Josh from the UK. Stephanie from Croatia. Jae from South Korea. Jimena from Spain. Aspen from the UK. Now, lets see what everyone makes of the books...

Charlotte Harris

Salt to the Sea by Jonas
The book "Salt to the Sea" ,by Ruta Sepetys, is set in the time period when the USSR invaded East Europe and East Germany. Our protagonists are all re . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by kayleigh
Bone Sparrow is a really good book. It is about a refugee born in an immigration detention centre - life behind fences. I think it has an adventurou . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Stephanie
This book is the best book I have read. The first part is a sad story, it was a sweet family but when the dad went out to work, his plane crashed,and . . .
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Railhead by Stephanie
I really don't like this book, because I don't get why they are doing the things they don't have to do. The story line is a bit boring. . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Jaehyeok
Salt to the Sea is a beautiful book. It is set in the Second World War. There are four main character: Florian, Joana, Alfred and Emilia. They all try . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Josh
I really didn't enjoy this book. I really couldn't get into it. I didn't enjoy the jumping around and I really didn't enjoy some of the story lines. I . . .
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Salt to the Sea by stephanie
Four people were on the boat and they are traveling around the world. But they have some problems with the boat and then the boat gets damaged. It is . . .
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Beck by Jaehyeok
This book is one of the best books I've read in my life. It has a fascinating story line and absolutely amazing writing technique. The story of a boy . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Josh
I loved Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth. I enjoy all the things Prez and Sputnik got up to. My favourite thing was when they rebuilt Hadrian's Wall, . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Jimena Lopez de la llave
The Stars At Oktober Bend is a very good book. It is about Alice, a girl who suffered a brain injury and now everything she says doesn't make sense bu . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Jimena Lopez de la llave
The Smell of Other People's Houses is a book that talks about people wanting to do things. Ruth wants to grieve for her family. Dora wishes she was in . . .
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Wolf Hollow by kayleigh
Wolf Hollow is a book about a new girl called Annabel and the other girl doesn't like Annabel and she gets very jealous. I think it is a very good boo . . .
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Railhead by Josh
I loved Railhead, I loved nearly everything about it. I enjoyed the trains, the robots and I loved Raven. This book is about a boy called Ben Starling . . .
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Beck by Josh Martyn-Johns
This is not about the book. This is about the shortlist. The team where very disappointed with the books on the shortlist. We thought that there could . . .
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caedmon school
Whitby, North Yorkshire
Whitby Community College
what is your favorite book?

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93% (230 votes)

The smell of Other People's Houses
2% (6 votes)

Title: The Family from One End Street
Author: Eve Garnett
Winning Year: 1937

There is never a dull moment in the lively Ruggles family. From capable Lily Rose, whose good deeds don't always go to plan, to Mr Ruggles who is a dustman and Mrs Ruggles who takes in washing, down to prize-winning baby William. The seven Ruggles ch


Mal Peet with Meg Rosoff

Mal Peet
Mal Peet's first novel, Keeper, won the Branford Boase Award and the Bronze Nestle Children's Book Prize; Tamar won the Carnegie Medal; and Exposure was the winner of the Guardian Children .