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Neatherd High
Dereham, Norfolk
Group status: We meet every Thursday lunch in the library, sharing our views on the books and eating cake

Discovering golden treasures in books!

Every Thursday we meet in the library at lunch to discuss our feelings about the books we are reading and of course eat cake! We are a group full of really passionate book readers whenever we meet we always have long discussions about if we liked are book or if we weren't so keen, we also watch the author video clips which gives us an insight to both the author and the book and also spend some time writing blogs and voting on the poll We have around 15 mixed students all ranging from years 7 to plus many staff- so we really 10 include a wide range of ages,abilities and genre preferences!

Aaron Nicholson

Wolf Hollow by Imogen
For the final book I really chose a good one. The combination of mystery and partly horror made this book amazing. The introduction of the character . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Naomi
I didn't think I would really enjoy this book based on the title and the cover. However when I started reading it I started to really enjoy it. I love . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Brooke
A gripping story which really leaves you hanging! I became really attached to Annabelle - she was such a daring, brave and interesting character, and . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Isabel
The book is really good; at first it's mysterious but as you slowly find out the story of Alice, you understand why the book is written that way. I li . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Naomi
I thought this was quite a good book however I didn't enjoy it as much as the others. I think this may be due to the fact that it took a while to get . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Isabel
Wolf Hollow was great it was really moving and I really loved it. It's a great book! I liked how Lauren Wolk wrote about how when Annabelle turned twe . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Brooke
I would highly recommend, 'Salt to the Sea.' It was such a tragic story which actually happened. It really lets you see into the children's lives, and . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Isabel
I would highly recommend "Salt to the Sea" as I couldn't put it down! I really enjoyed it because of the different characters views and the time perio . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Isabel
I would highly recommend "Salt to the Sea" as I couldn't put it down! I really enjoyed it because of the different characters views and the time perio . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Christien
I found this book took a while to get into it, but once you got further into it it became more enjoyable and fast paced.My favorite part was where all . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by charlotte
I really liked this story. when I was reading the poems inside the book it literally felt like I was floating on a cloud. Although, I don't really lik . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Imogen
I really like the idea of this book and how Sputnik appears differently to different people. However I feel that the book was more aimed at younger pe . . .
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Railhead by Sergio
I enjoyed the book, it was a very good book except it there wasn't that much description. overall it was a great book. . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Naomi
I really enjoyed this book and I just wanted to keep reading. I was really shocked by the conditions in the camp especially when I read the afterword . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Florence
A thought provoking,shocking, gripping book, that everyone must read whether you're an adult or child. I learnt so much about detention centres that I . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Ruby
I really liked Wolf Hollow because of how unpredictable the story was and the mystery in it. I was quite surprised at what happened to Betty, but neve . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Imogen
I really enjoyed this book. I think that the truth behind it made the story seem even more worrying. When I finished the book it made me think about h . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Naomi
This was a real page-turner and I loved it! I really enjoyed the change of font when the character changed between Alice and Manny. I also thought it . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Grace
This book was an absolute page turner. It was very hard to put down. I love the way you get dragged into the characters story and it leaves you wantin . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Ruby
I really liked the book because of the comedy involved, but also the idea of planets shrinking was brilliant. Including family into it adds more ideas . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Imogen
At first I thought the book would be difficult to read because it has no capital letters. As I read through the book I got used to the poetic feel and . . .
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Wolf Hollow by charlotte
I completely loved this book and I couldn't put it down. I think it is is sad and beautiful story and I would definitely read it again. . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Christien
It is a funny book and a classic of Frank Cottrell Boyce's. if you have read some of his books before you will be familiar with his type of humor.Over . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Naomi
I really loved this book, it was really well written and very emotional. I thought that the different character points of view worked really well as y . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Mikyla Oswick
I found this book quite interesting, as it took a different perspective to how the world works. In all honesty, I think it is suited for younger reade . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Imogen
I think the idea for this book is amazing. I like the idea of different peoples lives becoming entwined. However I didn't like the book very much. Thi . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Imogen
The idea of this book is really interesting and the way the characters stories change quickly adds to the pace of the book. . . .
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Railhead by Imogen
I love this book so much. I like the use of trains as a modern way of travelling because in the current time we think that trains are old. I think . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Ruby
I think the Bone Sparrow was an amazing book and probably the best book I have read. The book makes you want to read on and on. I like how it is relat . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Mikyla
I think The Bone Sparrow was probably one of my favourite books I have ever read. It had such a nice meaning and was so gripping. At the end of each c . . .
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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.
 

 
 

Frank Cottrell-Boyce

Frank Cottrell Boyce is the author of Millions, Framed, Cosmic, The Astounding Broccoli Boy and the Chitty Chitty Bang Bang sequels. He is also a successful writer of screen-plays and, along with director Danny Boyle, devised the Opening Ceremony . .