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The Oxford Academy
Group status: Have just started Shadowing with our Book Club

We are only a small group, but that is fine, it is enthusiasm that counts NOT numbers :-) We meet during break on a Wednesday, alongside shadowing we are also reading The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness. We wish everyone lots of fun as they read this years shortlist.

Wed Wabbit by Erin.
Wed Wabbit is an amazing book, it has a really childlike quality and a fun set of characters and storyline. The description used is great and really a . . .
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Rook by Erin.
Personally I really enjoyed this book because not only was the descripcion used beautiful, but the storyline was amazing and the way it is written you . . .
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Where the World Ends by Jaimie
This is an amazing book, I loved all the drama and excitement in it. I enjoyed the style of writing and I loved all the detail and description. It was . . .
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Release by Jaimie
This was an amazing book, it gave me a lot of inspiration and it was a very sweet book. Although it was a 16+ recommended book I didn't feel uncomfort . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Jaimie
Wed Wabbit was an ok book but I did not really enjoy it, I felt like it was too childish and was not very interesting, I also did not like the way it . . .
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After the Fire by Jaimie
I enjoyed After the Fire, it was a really good book and it was very detailed. I loved how it had a lot of flashbacks in it explaining what happened b . . .
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Magdalen College School
The Blackbirds
Magdalen College School - Junior School
Oxford St Greg's Group
Should a 16+ recommended novel be shortlisted? Even if it is written by our favourite Author?

Title: The Borrowers
Author: Mary Norton
Illustrator: Diana Stanley
Winning Year: 1952

Pod, Homily and Arrietty are a family of tiny people who live beneath the floor, behind the grandfather clock in the old rectory. They dread cats and being "seen". They own nothing - everything they have is borrowed from the 'human beans' who don't e


Patrick Ness

Patrick Ness is the multi-award-winning author of A Monster Calls, the Chaos Walking series, More Than This, The Ask and the Answer, The Rest of Us Just Live Here, and The Crane Wife. He is twice winner . .