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Herschel Grammar Literary Detectives
Group status: Here are some of the 'Literary Detectives'!

Some of the Literary Detectives!

We are the Literary Detectives. Meeting every Thursday lunchtime to chat about and read the shortlisted books. We have all ages from 11-17 but share one thing in common - our LOVE of reading (though the biscuits might be an added incentive). This year's shortlist has pulled together an interesting, but surprising, range of books. We look forward to debating our favourites!


Book Busters
Slough Library
Burnham Grammar School
Burnham, Buckinghamshire
OLOP Infant School
Slough, Berkshire

Alex Rider
Tris Prior
Harry Potter
Greg Heffley
Katniss Everdeen
James Choke
Percy Jackson
Harriet Manners
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