Shadowing home | Group Leaders Login to edit your group home page    

Philip Morant Book Group
Essex,
Group status: A dedicated group of readers meet every Wednesday lunchtime to share reviews and discuss books, films, life, etc. -Site made by Samuel
Our Book Club consists of students from Year 7, 8, 9 and 10. We come regularly to this club to share our thoughts on books, review new books and have fun.

Matthew Titmas

Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Jess
Sputnik's guide to life on earth is an exciting tale of friendship, ET life and dogs. Join Prez, a boy who leaves Temporary Accommodation and join . . .
read full review


Wolf Hollow by Anne
Nothing much happens in Wolf Hollow until Betty arrives. Annabelle has to learn to stand up for herself and her two younger brothers. She befriends a . . .
read full review

The Stars at Oktober Bend by Anne
It took me a while to relate to Alice. This seems appropriate as she was struggling to make herself heard. She used to write little poems and pieces o . . .
read full review

The Marvels by emilyw
I like this book because of the creativity and the texture of the drawings. The creativity is good because it can really show what is happening in the . . .
read full review

The Wolves of Currumpaw by Fran
Its mini sketches are a colourful mixture of Mexican and native American Indian style drawings which illustrate the true story of a wolf pack in New M . . .
read full review

A Great Big Cuddle by Maia
This book probably isn't for older children like me but the Great Big Cuddle is a collection of fantastic witty poems and mindblowing illustrations fo . . .
read full review

Tidy by francesca
These lovely pictures can help you if you are feeling upset and you need a friend to help you on your way. . . .
read full review

There is a Tribe of Kids by
This is a book for people who like to look at pictures and words together. I think that the pictures will help people think about how they can enjoy t . . .
read full review

Wild Animals of the North by emilyw
I like this book because it is very creative. Also there is a variety of pictures which help you understand what the creature might look like in the w . . .
read full review

The Journey by Maia
This is a well written book which tells the story of migrants travelling to a different place to escape the war. The detailed drawings are in turn d . . .
read full review

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by francesca
I like the drawings in this book because they are very realistic and magical. Some of the picture are very funny to look at and some of the animals ar . . .
read full review

Wild Animals of the North by Maia
Beautiful geometric illustrations with amazing facts and figures and it is a perfect for people who prefer pictures instead of words. . . .
read full review

Railhead by Anne
Railhead by Philip Reeve. If you like to travel by train, if you believe in time travel, if you ride roller coasters for that weird feeling you get . . .
read full review

Salt to the Sea by Anne
This story intertwined the lives of several different young people - all trying to escape the Russian invaders. They all had their reasons for fleeing . . .
read full review

Beck by Anne
Moving and harrowing account of young man's fight for survival having faced a traumatic and abusive upbringing in an orphanage run in a monastery. He . . .
read full review

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by Jess
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is an exciting story in the first tale of Harry Potter. It blends together magic and adventure, creating a gr . . .
read full review

The Smell of Other People's Houses by Anne
The smell of other people's houses - a poignant title for a book about 4 young people living in Alaska. This is a tale of adventure, bereavement, new . . .
read full review


Honywood Community Science School
Colchester,
Thurstable School
COLCHESTER,
The Passionate Bookworms!
Colchester, Essex
The Stanway School
Colchester,
Which is better?

Yes
No
 
Title: Buffalo Soldier
Author: Tanya Landman
Winning Year: 2015

Eleven-year-old Solomon loves to run! The great athletes of the Ethiopian national team are his heroes and he dreams that one day he will be a gold-medal-winning athlete like them, in spite of his ragged shorts and bare feet.