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Canterbury Rose Lane Readers

Group status: Reading, reviewing and talking about the 2015 shortlist

This is the fourth year we have shadowed the Carnegie/ Greenaway awards. We are a mix of teens and adults who meet in a local bookshop.

St Ed's Shadows
St Stephen's Junior School
Canterbury, Kent
St Stephen's Junior School, Canterbury
Canterbury, Kent
Spires Academy
Are the books on this year's Kate Greenaway award shortlist better than last year?

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