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Carnegie and Cake
Group status: We're meeting every Friday lunchtime to discuss all the shortlisted books and eat lots of cake and biscuits!

Our 2017 Carnegie group!

This is the 6th year Ratcliffe College has shadowed the Carnegie Medal and once again we have an enthusiastic group of Year 9 students who are avidly reading their way through all the books on the shortlist. Our meetings have been very lively, with all the students keen to share their opinions on the books, and we anticipate a lot of heated debate when it comes to choosing our winner! For the third year we have continued our partnership with Moat Community College in Leicester,meeting with with them in April and June to share our discussions and make new friends.


The HLA Reviewers
Earl Shilton, Leicestershire
Lancaster Resilience 16
Knighton, Leicester
Oxley Shadowers
Loughborough, United Kingdom
Carnegie Crew
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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