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Chobham Academy Book Group
40 Cheering lane, London
Group status: We're up and running! We have several girls from Years 8 and 9 reading with members of the English department and the Library.



Heather Davey

The Bone Sparrow by Eva W
Yet another very insightful and out of the ordinary story. Although the protagonist's thoughts are occasionally hard to interpret, I found this novel . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Eva W
Wolf Hollow is a brilliant and unique book. The story line makes many unpredictable twists which is something that is rarely found in children's books . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Eva W
I found this book very interesting and certainly not what I expected! The idea is perhaps one of the most original I have had the pleasure of encounte . . .
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Beck by Daniella
I'm still not entirely sure what I think of this book. I agree that it had an extremely powerful message as it was so realistic and true to the condit . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Elise
"Salt to the Sea" was, in my opinion, an amazing book for many reasons. First of all, the character development was so deep - I felt as though I was m . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Louisa
The Bone Sparrow is a children’s book written by Zana Fraillon following a nine year old boy, Subhi who has lived in a detention center his entire l . . .
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Railhead by Daniella
I did enjoy this book despite the fact that it was extremely hard to get into and engage in. I found that the book was so descriptive that some of the . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Daniella
The Stars at Oktober Bend is the kind of book that requires the reader to pay a lot of attention while reading it. Although the storyline is fairly ea . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Danielle
The Stars at October Bend has got to be one of the best books I've ever read - it's quirky and original style combined with the amazing plot is so int . . .
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Railhead by Lithiya
Railhead was truly an enjoyable read with it's fast paced, yet gripping plot. Although it was a fairly short novel when it comes to the sci-fi and d . . .
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Title: Pigeon Post
Author: Arthur Ransome
Winning Year: 1936

The Swallows crew are on their summer holidays as usual in the Lake District at High Topps. They have come straight from school--Roger & Titty both had a long day's journey from the south; John and Susan's schools are not so far from the Lake. On arriva