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Chobham Academy Book Group
40 Cheering lane, London
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We're currently recruiting readers from Years 7, 8 and 9 to join the Channing Shadowers. From next term, we will meet weekly in the library at 1pm on a Tuesday and Wednesday. Come and join us!

Ms Ramsden and Ms Beenstock

The Bone Sparrow by Emily
The Bone Sparrow, is a very involving and interesting book, it portrays the real desperation for freedom, that refugees in detention centres endure. I . . .
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Railhead by Ms Ramsden
Philip Reeve is a fantastic science fiction author whose other books include the 'Mortal Engines' series. In 'Railhead', Reeve imagines a future in wh . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Ms Beenstock
This book has an interesting structure: succinct two-page chapters, each taken by one of four main characters. It took me a while to be convinced that . . .
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Which of these characters would you most like to meet in real life?

Augustus Waters from The Fault in Our Stars
20% (2 votes)

Daisy Wells from Murder Most Unladylike
70% (7 votes)

Emma Bloom from Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
10% (1 vote)

 
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