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St Georges Dragon Readers
Group status: The St. George's dragons are reading!!

St. George's School

Our Carnegie shadowers are a group of very enthusiastic readers, from Years 7 - 10 (and teachers!) The dragon readers are raring to go (or rather roaring!!) and have already started devouring books at an amazing rate. We are enjoying the opportunity to read books which we may not otherwise have chosen and there is a great selection on the shortlist this year. We plan to meet to chat about the books, vote and enjoy cake and biscuits!!

Louise Burrett / Molly Jennings

Salt to the Sea by Niambh
This is a good book because it truly expresses the viewpoint of many civilians (in WW2) during the last few months of the war. The author used many . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Linda
I think this is a very good book. It involves the reader and the character by using the first person and it kind of connects the reader to the charact . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Lauren
I thought this was a good book, but it was quite difficult to read. There were no capital letters and also lots of small sentences, which made this bo . . .
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The shortlist is out!! Which book do you think will win this year?

Salt to the Sea
Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth
The Stars at Oktober Bend
The Smell of Other People's Houses
The Bone Sparrow
Wolf Hollow
Rail Head
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 . .



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