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Chapter & Chatter
Northampton,
Group status: Reading is dreaming with open eyes!!

Here we are!!

We are reading group that meet in the library once a fortnight during our lunch break. The group started back in 2002. Our ages range from 11 to 16 and we all love reading.

Josh Bastow

The Marvels by Tabbatha
My personal opinion is that the marvels is a great book, not only because at the beginning it is all pictures but because you can make up your own sto . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Leena
I just loved the book! The story contains a multitude of characters who's lives aren't clearly connected at first but they all come together in the en . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Leena
This is a powerful and moving novel. I absolutely loved it! Even though the writing style of this book takes some time to get used to ( a lack of capi . . .
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Beck by Mrs Allan
A harrowing, tear-jerking read. It is a book I will remember for a very long time. Mal Peet's final book is as beautiful as it is tragic, maybe it's . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Mrs Allan
I really loved this book. It's gorgeously written and very hard to put down. The hype is absolutely well-deserved. Outstanding debut. . . .
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Northampton School for Boys
Northampton,
Millway Primary School
Northampton,
Yardley Hastings Primary School
Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire
Duston Carnegie Shadowers
Northampton,
How many books have you read from the Carnegie selection?

None
2% (2 votes)

One
42% (39 votes)

Two
27% (25 votes)

Five
2% (2 votes)

7 or more
27% (25 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