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Group status: We're busy reading the books from this year's shortlist!
We are Kitebrook House and we are really into reading the Carnegie Books! Lots of them have been read and they have all been debated upon. We can't wait to find out who wins!



Which book has the best cover?

Midwinterblood
8% (3 votes)

The Greyhound of a Girl
3% (1 vote)

Code Name Verity
50% (20 votes)

A Boy and a Bear in a Boat
3% (1 vote)

Wonder
13% (5 votes)

The Weight of Water
3% (1 vote)

 
Title: The Other Side of Truth
Author: Beverly Naidoo
Winning Year: 2000

This is a moving and topical story of a Nigerian brother and sister fleeing oppression and seeking asylum in the UK. It was written at the time of the killing of the radical journalist Ken Saro-Wiwa by General Sani Abacha. It skilfully blends fact and fic