Alleyn's London, Group status: There are 28 of us in our Carnegie shadowing group this year - ranging from year 7 to year 11. We are meeting every thursday lunchtime in the Library to discuss the shortlist .
Alleyn's Carnegie Shadowing Group
We have read and enjoyed The Bone Sparrow and Beck so far .
Salt to the Sea by Sophia Salt to the Sea is an amazing book. Although fiction, it documents historical events from WW2, which most people have not heard about. The story bring . . . read full review
The Stars at Oktober Bend by Anna I enjoyed this book because of its style and characters. I liked the way Manny was also an outsider in the book just like Alice and did not judge her . . . read full review
Title: The Bunker Diary Author: Kevin Brooks Winning Year: 2014
Split the group last year - some thought it was amazing , and the best book they had read , but others were quite disturbed by it. A page-turner - whatever you thought of it !
Zana Fraillon lives in Victoria, Australia with her husband and three sons. She worked as a primary school teacher before having children, and has had picture books and middle grade fiction published in Australia.