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Desborough College
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Group status: We have had our first meeting and everyone has reading logs with details of what to look for when judging the shortlist. We all have one or more books to read for the Easter holidays.

Carnegie Shadowers 2018

We are a group of Year 7-9 students from Desborough College shadowing the Carnegie Medal. We are looking forward to reading this selection of books both for pleasure and discussion. Please read our reviews and see if you agree with our thoughts!

Mrs A Hallissey

Wed Wabbit by Dalton
Web Wabbit is a great book and really drags you into it. Once you read the first few pages you just want to read on! The characters are very funny esp . . .
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The Hate U Give by Josh
I really enjoyed the book about how it shows that someone can have two lives and not feel inclined to share feelings. It shows just how people keep se . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Josh
I really enjoyed Wed Wabbit because it showed that if your afraid of anything, you can overcome it and be stronger. Also I like how it distinguishes d . . .
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Saint Death by Max
10/20. I loved the way the dialogue was written with the Spanish characters though I didn't enjoy the rest. I felt the plot was unlikely, the main cha . . .
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Where the World Ends by Max
19/20. A hard to flaw outstanding book. The style, characters and plot were all very well done. Before, I'd never had any interest at all in this genr . . .
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After the Fire by Max
16/20. A really interesting book with very good techniques. Good characters and a brilliant plot. I found the book a bit boring in the middle but best . . .
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The Hate U Give by Max
An outstanding book all around. Out of all the Carnegie books I've read, this was definitely the best. I felt like the characters were standing right . . .
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Claires Court, Senior Girls
Boyne Hill Infants
Maidenhead, Berkshire
courthouse junior
Altwood C E School
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Which book have you enjoyed the most so far?

The Hate U Give
Beyond the Bright Sea
Saint Death
After the Fire
Wed Wabbit
Where the World Ends
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