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Gryphondors
Sherborne, Dorset
Group status: Staff and students are reading this years shortlist
We are not a formal group who meet, but everyone who is reading the titles is a keen reader and come from all age groups, as well as staff.

Mrs J Hoskins, LRC Manager

After the Fire by Jess
After the fire is probably my favourite book on the Carnegie book list this year, as I found it difficult to put down. I thought it was very well writ . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Mrs Hoskins
I liked this book, it was fairly easy going and I wanted to find out what happened. It gives a very strong message about belonging and families, mixe . . .
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The Hate U Give by Mrs Hoskins
I think this book is a very relevant story for the teenagers of today. I did struggle getting through it, but maybe it's because I'm an adult. I t . . .
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After the Fire by Mrs Hoskins
This book is the best one I have read for a very long time. I started it in the morning and kept reading until I had finished it. I am old enoug . . .
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The Hate U Give by Jess
Overall I enjoyed this book, as I thought it was well written and tells a story that is very relevant in our time from a point of view we tend not to . . .
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Sherborne Girls School
Dorset,
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Sherborne, Dorset
Leweston School
Sherborne, Dorset
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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
 

 
 

Will Hill

Will Hill worked as a bartender, bookseller and in publishing before quitting to write full-time. His first novel, Department 19 – the first in a series of five – was published in 2011 to widespread acclaim. He lives in Londo . . .