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Channing School
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2017 shadowers

We're currently recruiting readers from Years 7 - 10 to join the Channing Shadowers. We will meet weekly in the library on Thursdays at 1 pm starting on Thursday 15 March. Come and join us!

Ms Ramsden and Ms Beenstock

Where the World Ends by Ms Ramsden
This is such a compelling, imaginative reworking of a true story: a group of people stranded on an isolated rock off the coast of Scotland. It sparked . . .
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After the Fire by Charlotte
I think that this book was really good and had a very interesting and unique topic about religious cults which not many books focus on. Moonbeam is a . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Mrs Leigh
I was keen to read this as (guiltily!) I found the cover so appealing and intriguing! I loved the opening of the novel and the setting and felt it all . . .
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Saint Death by Caitlin
Saint death is an amazing book which always makes your eyes widen in horror on when I turn the pages and heart thump. The main characters intrigue me . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Emily
I loved 'Beyond The Bright Sea', and I found the style quite similar to 'Wolf Hollow'. I enjoy these types of books and found it very hooking and myst . . .
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The Hate U Give by Charlotte
I really enjoyed this book and I can't wait for the movie to see how they portray it. Thomas succeeded in showing people the reality of racism today a . . .
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The Hate U Give by Irina
The Hate U Give is about a girl who is the only witness to her friend's shooting by a white police officer. I found this book particularly interesting . . .
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After the Fire by Amy
I really enjoyed reading After the Fire. I thought that there was never a dull moment and I also found it interesting that it was based on a true stor . . .
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The Hate U Give by Katherine
The Hate U Give is an amazing novel written by Angie Thomas. It is set in a small town in America. The main character, Starr, is suddenly pressurised . . .
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The Hate U Give by Maddie
I really like THUG because of the themes and the creative characters. I really like Starr because of how she understands and deals with her two best f . . .
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After the Fire by branwen
This book is quite expertly written. The ideas and themes that it includes are things that i would never normally think about, but this book has broug . . .
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Saint Death by Charlotte
Saint Death was a really gripping novel and I think that it was a really unique book because Sedgwick included good facts and information about the se . . .
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Rook by Ms Beenstock
A really enjoyable read. It's designed and written with dyslexic readers in mind with lots of white space and larger type - ideal for me! The characte . . .
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Rook by Anika
The first chapter with the perspective of the bird was fascinating and it's hard to not feel a bond with the characters. However, I could not say it . . .
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Rook by Katherine
'Rook' is a novel by Anthony McGowan and is narrated by Nicky, a boy who is in his early years at secondary school. It shows the problems he and any e . . .
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Saint Death by Ms Ramsden
'Saint Death' is about two teenagers growing up in a small town on the Mexico-US border. Arturo and Faustino have been friends since they were childre . . .
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The H.I.P.P.Os
Highgate School
Chapter 7
Which of these past Carnegie medal winners is your favourite?

'A Monster Calls' by Patrick Ness
18% (2 votes)

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