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Chobham Academy Book Group
40 Cheering lane, London
Group status: We're bookworms and our bedrooms are turning into libraries!
We're a group of students in years 7& 8 who meet fortnightly on Thursday lunchtimes in the library to discuss books and eat cake!



What's your favourite book from the Carnegie shortlist?

My Name is Mina
16% (12 votes)

My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece
7% (5 votes)

The Monster Calls
69% (51 votes)

The Midnight Zoo
1% (1 vote)

Everybody Jam
1% (1 vote)

Between Shades of Grey
5% (4 votes)

 
Title: Skellig
Author: David Almond
Winning Year: 1998

Michael's baby sister is ill. Her condition becomes life-threatening and the family faces the nightmare of an operation to save her life. Michael turns to his new friend Mina and the strange being, Skellig, who has been living beneath the crumbling garag